The Chajnantor plateau (time-lapse)

Time-lapse video of the Chajnantor plateau, in Chile's Atacama region. The ALMA antennas can be seen in operation towards the bottom left of the image. ALMA, the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array is the largest astronomical project in existence and is a truly global partnership between the scientific communities of East Asia, Europe and North America with Chile. ESO is the European partner in ALMA.


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About the Video

Release date:22 January 2014, 17:22
Duration:11 s

About the Object

Name:Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array
Type:• Unspecified : Technology : Observatory

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