CHILE-ASTRONOMY-TELESCOPE-ALMA-INAUGURATION : News Photo

CHILE-ASTRONOMY-TELESCOPE-ALMA-INAUGURATION

Chilean President Sebastian Pinera (L) and ALMA Director Thijs De Graauw (R) participate in the inauguration of the ALMA Observatory (Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array) in the San Pedro de Atacama , some 1500 km north of Santiago, on March,13,2013. The ALMA, an international partnership project of Europe, North America and East Asia with the cooperation of Chile, is presently the largest astronomical project in the world. Today will be opened 59 of 66 high precision antennas, located at 5000 of altitude in the extremely arid Atacama desert. AFP PHOTO/Martin BERNETTI (Photo credit should read MARTIN BERNETTI/AFP/Getty Images)
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Chilean President Sebastian Pinera (L) and ALMA Director Thijs De Graauw (R) participate in the inauguration of the ALMA Observatory (Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array) in the San Pedro de Atacama , some 1500 km north of Santiago, on March,13,2013. The ALMA, an international partnership project of Europe, North America and East Asia with the cooperation of Chile, is presently the largest astronomical project in the world. Today will be opened 59 of 66 high precision antennas, located at 5000 of altitude in the extremely arid Atacama desert. AFP PHOTO/Martin BERNETTI (Photo credit should read MARTIN BERNETTI/AFP/Getty Images)
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Chilean President Sebastian Pinera and ALMA Director Thijs De Graauw... News Photo 163608190Astronomy,Atacama Desert,Atacama Region,Biology,Chile,Horizontal,Inauguration,Kilometer,Participate,San Pedro De Atacama,Santiago - Chile,Science and Technology,Sebastian PineraPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPChilean President Sebastian Pinera (L) and ALMA Director Thijs De Graauw (R) participate in the inauguration of the ALMA Observatory (Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array) in the San Pedro de Atacama , some 1500 km north of Santiago, on March,13,2013. The ALMA, an international partnership project of Europe, North America and East Asia with the cooperation of Chile, is presently the largest astronomical project in the world. Today will be opened 59 of 66 high precision antennas, located at 5000 of altitude in the extremely arid Atacama desert. AFP PHOTO/Martin BERNETTI (Photo credit should read MARTIN BERNETTI/AFP/Getty Images)