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ALMA antennas under the Milky Way. ALMA stands for Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array. It has 66 high precision antennas, which are either 39 feet (12 meters) or 22 feet (7 meters) wide. ALMA is the largest astronomical project in existence. It was an international partnership with Europe, North America, East Asia and the Republic of Chile all working together to build ALMA.

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