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)

Taos, NM

A view of the setting crescent moon in the sunset taken just east of the Very Large Array (radio telescope, look for pics and info on the VLA soon) in Socorro County, New Mexico. by Michael Menefee (flickr)

Radio telescope antenna in the Very Large Array ( VLA ) near Socorro, New Mexico

The Very Large Array, one of the world's premier astronomical radio observatories, consists of 27 radio antennas in a Y-shaped configuration 50 miles west of Socorro, New Mexico. Each antenna is 82 feet (25 m) in diameter. The data from the antennas is combined electronically to give the resolution of an antenna 22 miles (36 km) across. Image courtesy of NRAO/AUI and NRAO

Mauna Kea Observatory

A red chile ristra is a welcome sign 'my house is your house.' - NM

Albuquerque, NM, during Balloon Fiesta in October

griffith observatory {los angeles}

Brazos Cliffs, NM

Aspens in Santa Fe, NM

Old Town Albuquerque, NM

A single antenna from the VLA.

White Sands National Park near Alamogordo, NM. No where else like this on earth. My family has been leaving tracks there for 30 years.

Milky Way: Mauna Kea Observatory #Astronomy #Hawaii #Photography

National Radio Astronomy Observatory Greenbank, WV

Arecibo Observatory

Bandelier Kiva-near Los Alamos, NM

Tulum Mayan ruins, Yucatan, Mexico - "Temple of the Frescos" was used as an observatory for tracking the movements of the sun. Niched figurines of the Maya “diving god” or Venus deity decorate the facade of the temple.

New Mexico

National Radio Astronomy Observatory Radio Telescope Dishes