Submillimeter Array viewed from the South

At the time that this photograph was taken, no antennas had been installed in the submillimeter array. This photograph shows the area in which the array will be installed. The antennas in the submillimeter array will be arranged in four different spacings, ranging from a compact mode (separation 24 meters) to a the largest configuration (spacing 470 meters).

The antenna pads and wiring were already installed when this photograph was taken. The antenna pads are well camouflaged and very difficult to see. The access roads upon which the antennas will be transported can be seen more easily.

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