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World's most complex telescope takes first pictures of deepest space in quest for more knowledge of outer universe




By Jessica Satherleymailonline
Last updated at 1:43 AM on 4th October 2011


This is the remarkable first picture taken by the new $1.3 billion radio telescope sitting high in the Chilean Andes.
The Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array, shortened to the 'ALMA radio telescope', took a snap of the Antennae Galaxies from South America.

The telescope is now officially open and ready to explore the universe after years of planning and constructing the massive observatory it sits in alongside some of the world’s most complex ground-based telescopes.
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The ALMA radio telescope has taken its first photograph of the Antennae Galaxies from the observatory in Chile (pictured)


North American ALMA project manager at the National Radio Astronomy Observatory in Charlottesville, Virginia, Mark McKin…

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