Tuesday, December 21, 2010

A Very Large Array

This afternoon, similar to what I did last year, we went to visit the NRAO Very Large Array which is about an hour away from Socorro. Its the perfect 3 hour trip to do in the middle of the day between photographing the birds at Bosque.

I had a great time photographing the radio telescopes. We were also fortunate in that the telescopes were re-oriented to observe a different target while we were there so we were able to witness them moving up close.

If you are ever in the central New Mexico area, I definitely recommend checking out the VLA.
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