Very Large Arrays
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Line of nine Very Large Arrays (VLAs) at the National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO) VLA site on the Plains of San Agustin west of Socorro, New Mexico. The VLA dishes, the most powerful radio telescopes in the world, are 82 feet in diameter. There are a total of 27 VLAs on-site, configured in a symmetrical Y-pattern. Photo taken 3/2/08.