Visualisation of ALMA as an interferometer

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This artist's rendering of the ALMA array on the Chajnantor plateau shows how, as an interferometer, ALMA acts like a single telescope with a diameter as large as the distance between its individual antennas (represented by the blue circle).

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ALMA (ESO/NAOJ/NRAO)/L. Calçada (ESO)

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Id:alma-interferometer
Release date:23 October 2012, 14:08
Duration:36s

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