Dish antennae of the VLA radio telescope, NM, USA

Dish antennae of the VLA radio telescope, NM, USA

R164/0131 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 51.0MB

Downloadable file size: 4.7MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Caption: View of several of the dish antennae which make up the Very Large Array (VLA) radio telescope near Socorro, New Mexico. The VLA is the world's largest single-location radio telescope array, consisting of 27 dishes (plus one spare), each 25 metres in diameter. The dishes can be moved to various positions along the arms of a Y-shaped railway network. Two of the arms are 21 km in length, the third is 19 km. The data from all the dishes are combined to produce a single radio image, simulating the effect of using a single 27 km diameter radio dish.

Release details: Model release not required. Property release not required.

Keywords: astronomy, astrophysics, observatory, radio dish antenna, radio telescope, team, teams, teamwork, together, togetherness, very large array telescope, vla, vla radio telescope

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.