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South America

    • Large Latin American Millimeter Array (LLAMA)
    • Polarization Emission of Millimeter Activity at the Sun (PoEMAS)
    • Solar Submillimeter Telescope (SST)
    • Brazilian Diametric Array (BDA)
    • Itapetinga Radio Observatory 13.7 m Telescope
    • Northeaster Space Radio Observatory 14.2 m telescope
    • Atacama B-Mode Search (ABS)
    • Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA)
    • Atacama Pathfinder Experiment (APEX)
    • Atacama Submillimeter Telescope Experiment (ASTE)
    • Cosmic Background Imager (CBI)
    • NANTEN 24 m
    • Q/U Imaging Experiment (QUIET)
    • Swedish-ESO Submillimetre Telescope (SEST)

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Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA)

Organizations: European Southern Observatory (ESO); National Science Foundation (NSF); National Institutes of Natural Sciences, Japan
Observatory: Llano de Chajnantor Observatory
Location: Atacama Desert, Chile | Latitude: 23.0193 | Longitude: -67.7531
First light: 2011
Telescope style: Interferometer
Wavelength: 0.3 mm to 3.6 mm | Frequency: 84 GHz to 950 GHz


Photograph from  ALMA Observatory

Photograph from ALMA Observatory