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First space photos by new ALMA telescopes

The world's most complex observatory opened today in the Chilean Andes.

Here are some of the photos it captured:


Antennae Galaxies composite of ALMA and Hubble observations.


ALMA view of the Antennae Galaxies.


Antennae Galaxies, side-by-side comparison of ALMA and visible-light observations from the ESO Very Large Telescope. 


Wide-field view of the region around the Antennae Galaxies.

Courtesy of European Southern Observatory