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ALMA and a Starry Night — a Joy to Behold | by European Southern Observatory
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ALMA and a Starry Night — a Joy to Behold

A crystal-clear sky on any night is always a joy to behold. But if you are on the Chajnantor Plateau, at 5000 metres altitude in the Chilean Andes and one of the best places in the world for astronomical observations, it could be an experience that you’ll remember for your whole life.

 

More information: www.eso.org/public/images/potw1238a/

 

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ESO/B. Tafreshi (www.twanight.org/)

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Taken on September 17, 2012