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Very Large Array, New Mexico

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  • In a barren area in New Mexico there are; 27 massive radio telescopes, 82 ft/ 25-meters, mounted on double parallel railroad tracks in a Y-shaped array making discoveries about the universe. The Very ...  more »
  • First place I went to after retiring to NM! There are ONLY FOUR in the whole world -- and NM has one of them. Been there at least 28 times in the past 14 years. If you are fascinated by The Universe a...  more »
  • This is a very cool travel destination. I've always wanted to see the array in person and finally was able to drive down and get a close look. I only had time very early in the morning so the building was closed and wasn't able to do any tour but i was able to get some great photos of the array at sunrise. Very much worth the drive from Albuquerque.
  • Amazing place! Walking tour, gift shop, and an engaging 20 minute movie about the array and radio telescopes.

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