A 7-metre antenna for ALMA

One of the MELCO 7-metre antennas for the ALMA compact array. ALMA is a single telescope of revolutionary design, composed of a main array of fifty 12-metre antennas and an additional compact array of four 12-metre and twelve 7-metre antennas. ALMA, the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array is the largest astronomical project in existence and the most powerful submillimetre-wavelength radio telescope in the world.

Credit:

ALMA (ESO/NAOJ/NRAO)/A. Caproni (ESO)

About the Image

Id:aca_3115
Type:Photographic
Release date:6 May 2010, 10:47
Size:1232 x 854 px

About the Object

Type:• Unspecified : Technology : Observatory : Telescope
• X - ALMA

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