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© Jérémie BOISSIER/IRAM/CNRS Photothèque

The Noema observatory, equipped with an array of twelve radio antennas

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20220018_0001

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2022

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39.01 x 29.26 cm / 300 dpi

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Noema (Northern Extended Millimeter Array) is the most powerful radio telescope in the northern hemisphere and one of the largest facilities in Europe for astronomical research. Located on the Plateau de Bure in the French Alps at an altitude of 2 550 m, it is operated by the Institut de Radioastronomie Millimétrique (IRAM). Noema has reached its full sensitivity with the commissioning of its 12th antenna in 2022. This network of high precision radio antennas will allow new observations of the celestial radio spectrum.

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