Socorro, New Mexico, United States
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25 Apr 2007
2007 Apr -
A side shot of one of the large radio telescopes at the Socorro, New Mexico VLA (Very Large Array). This is one telescope of the 27 telescope array which is used by over 600 scientists worldwide for receiving signals from space. This particular shot shows the large size-the dish is 82 feet in diameter and 5000 sq ft in area. The grid of telescopes are on rails and can be moved up to 1 mile apart for specific projects.
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