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Southern Milky Way above ALMA

Image credit & copyright: European Southern Observatory (ESO)/Babak Tafreshi. Located 5,058 meters (16,597 ft.) high on the Chajnantor Plateau in Chile’s Atacama Desert (The driest desert in the world) sits the most powerful radio telescope as well as the most … Continue reading

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2016 Pacific Eclipse

Image Credit & Copyright: Babak Tafreshi. This morning, March 9, 2016 much of the world was treated to 2016’s only total solar eclipse and as you could expect the view was spectacular. This event was streamed online for all to … Continue reading

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Crimson Skies

Image Credit & Copyright: ESO/Babak Tafreshi. Babak Tafreshi captures Christoph Malin imaging the Atacama skies on a cold desert night. This region captures our imaginations and you can almost imagine yourself as a Martian explorer wandering the landscape after we’ve … Continue reading

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ALMA in Zodiacal Light

Image Credit & Copyright: ESO/B. Tafreshi. What a stunning quality image by the European Southern Observatory (ESO) photographer, Babak Tafreshi. Six of the sixty-six massive radio antennas that make up the Atacama Large Millimeter/Sub-millimeter Array or “ALMA” radio observatory can … Continue reading

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A MILKY WAY DAWN

A MILKY WAY DAWN Image Credit & Copyright: Babak Tafreshi/ESO. CLICK image for larger view and look below for information and links. This is todays (March 29, 2014) NASA Astronomy Picture Of the Day (APOD) from European Southern Observatory (ESO) … Continue reading

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