For ASTRO-FANS - EARTH - Premium Semi-Glossy Paper Wooden Framed Poster - The Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) by night, under the Magellanic Clouds
Antennas of the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA), on the Chajnantor Plateau in the Chilean Andes. The Large and Small Magellanic Clouds, two companion galaxies to our own Milky Way galaxy, can be seen as bright smudges in the night sky, in the centre of the photograph.
The Atacama Desert is a desert plateau in South America covering a 1,600 km strip of land on the Pacific coast, west of the Andes Mountains. Area: 105,000 km²