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ALMA Reveals Inner Web of Stellar Nursery

  ALMA Reveals Inner Web of Stellar Nursery New data from the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) and other telescopes have been used to create this stunning image showing a web of filaments in the Orion Nebula. These features appear ...

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ALMA and Rosetta Detect Freon-40 in Space

ALMA and Rosetta Detect Freon-40 in Space Organohalogen methyl chloride (Freon-40) discovered by ALMA around the infant stars in IRAS 16293-2422. These same organic compounds were discovered in the thin atmosphere surrounding Comet 67P/C-G by the ROSINA instrument on ESA’s ...

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Ageing Star Blows Off Smoky Bubble

Delicate bubble of expelled material around the cool red star U Antliae This ALMA image reveals much finer structure in the U Antliae shell than has previously been possible. Around 2700 years ago, U Antliae went through a short period ...

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New Clues to Boomerang Nebula Mystery

This composite image shows the Boomerang Nebula, a pre-planetary nebula produced by a dying star. Data from ALMA (orange) are shown on top of an image from NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope (blue). Credit: ALMA (ESO/NAOJ/NRAO); NASA/ESA Hubble; NRAO/AUI/NSF Click for ...

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Seeing black holes and beyond

The ALMA telescope array in Chile Photo: Geoff Crew Click for a full size image Planet-sized telescope Seeing black holes and beyond Through an international effort led by MIT Haystack Observatory, the ALMA array in Chile has joined a global ...

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First Light for Band 5 at ALMA

The merging galaxy system Arp 220 from ALMA and Hubble The compound view shows a new ALMA Band 5 image of the colliding galaxy system Arp 220 (in red) on top of an image from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope ...

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ALMA: the Universe in Detail

Star nursery in the Sculptor Galaxy seen here using observations from ALMA. ALMA (ESO/NAOJ/NRAO)/Erik ROSOLOWSKY Click for a full size image ALMA: the Universe in Detail Keenly awaited by the astronomy community, the ALMA interferometer observatory is expected to attain ...

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ALMA Explores the Hubble Ultra Deep Field

This image combines a background picture taken by the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope (blue/green) with a new very deep ALMA view of this field (orange, marked with circles). All the objects that ALMA sees appear to be massive star-forming galaxies. ...

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Rapid formation of new stars in distant galaxies

Example of a galaxy merger Credit: NASA, ESA, the Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA)-ESA/Hubble Collaboration and A. Evans (University of Virginia, Charlottesville/NRAO/Stony Brook University) Left: Left: Map of the galaxy PACS-867 taken by ALMA where the emission from carbon monoxide (CO) ...

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