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The Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA), is a major radio telescope facility near the Atacama desert in Chile. We visited the ground support facility and the telescope array at 16741 foot elevation. See http://www.almaobservatory.org/en/home
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Support Facility

Entrance

Overview of Antennae

Overview 2

Antenna

Antenna 2

Antenna 3

Antenna 8

Antenna at Rest

Antennae 10

Antennae 11

Antennae 12

Antennae 3

Antennae 4

Antennae 5

Antennae 6

Antennae 7

Antennae 8

Antennae 9

Antennae from Operations Site

Antennae

At 16714 ft

Signal Input

Signal Input 2

Signal Processing

Correlator 2

Correlator 3

Correlator and Fred

Correlator

Scene at Top

Snow at site

View from Top

View of Support Facility

Mules

Volcano

Control Center

Development

Front End

Cooler

Cooler Parts

Waveguide

Low Pressure