This composite Fut Coins shot

May 21 [Wed], 2014, 12:08
This composite Fut Coins shot of ancient star-formation in the Antennaegalaxies is the first public image to be released fromthe Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array Alma -- anenormous, international telescope being built in Chile.

Alma is an array of giant radio telescopes, placed on thehighest plateau in the Atacamadesert, near Chile border with Bolivia. There are currently20 telescope antennas on the plateau but by 2013 that total willreach 66.