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    Very Large Array (VLA) in New Mexico. Now named the Karl G. Jansky VLA. It consists of 27 radio antennas in a Y-shaped configuration It acts as an interferometer with the data combined electronically, giving it the resolution of an antenna 36km in diameter. (Image credit: Jörg Dauerer)

  • Michael Conti

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  • Dale West

    The Radio Antennas of VLA (Very Large Array) Radio Astronomy Observatory near Magdalena in New Mexico illuminated by the last light of the day. This image was taken on a sunny day in February of 2004

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