This is the remarkable first picture taken by the new $1.3billion radio telescope sitting high in the Chilean Andes. It shows two galaxies colliding in a view no other telescope on Earth or in space could capture.
The shot is a teasing glimpse of the capabilities of the Atacama Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array telescope – this picture has been taken using only a quarter of the antennae it will have when it comes into full operation in 2013.
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