Very Large Array, VLA, Magdalena, New Mexico

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Robtob on December 31, 2009

Hello Richard! While visiting your gallery, I´ve found this one. I´ts fantastic!

Richard Ryer on December 31, 2009

Greetings Robtob, Thanks for visiting and commenting. I am glad you like the VLA. It is an incredible place to visit. You are out in the middle of nowhere surrounded by radio telescopes. With the right clouds and lighting the place is magic. Have a happy new year.



klark kent on January 9, 2010

hi guy!!! this photo is breathtaking

impressvie image! And great scientific and engineering work! YS and best wishes from Russia!

Richard Ryer on August 9, 2010

Thanks for the visit Ilmari, I am glad you like it. Cheers, Rich

Angelo Ferraris on April 11, 2011

Like 4

Impressive shot!!


Bach Quatre on October 11, 2011

Very beautiful picture, Like.

Best wishes, Ernesto.

Richard Ryer on October 14, 2011

Greetings all, Welcome to the very large array. What a neat place. Cheers, Rich

Alexkarl on November 8, 2011

Interesting composition, beautiful picture.LIKE!!! Best wishes Alexandra & Karl-Heinz

Richard Ryer on November 8, 2011

Greetings A & K, Thanks for visiting the VLA. A really neat place to visit and take pictures. Cheers, Rich

Richard Ryer on November 13, 2011

Greetings Peter, Thanks for the visit. I see this and think of the movie "Contact". It was fun going into the control room on one of the tours they had. The place is really fun to visit. Cheers, Rich

Karp Panta on January 2, 2012

Stunning image; wonderful detail. Like + YS

Greetings, Karppanta.

Richard Ryer on January 4, 2012

Greetings Karppanta, Thanks for the visit and wonderful comments. This is a very special place to visit in the evening. Cheers, Rich

©polytropos on May 27, 2012

... what for are your antennas?
=> We use them to spy out the marmot's whistle language in the mountains from a save distance. ;-)

caryca51 on March 26, 2014

POCHÓD ROBOTÓW...Fantasyczny OBRAZ...>>>> <FL> ... Z uśmichem i przyjaznymi pozdrowieniami z Polski.Elka

Richard Ryer on March 26, 2014

Greetings Elka, Thanks for the visit and the wonderful, fun comment. Every once in a while the put the antenna on a train car and move it to a new location on the site, or bring it in for repairs. Cheers, Rich

Renato Pantini on August 31, 2014

Wonderful photo and beautiful light! Like & FAV!. Greetings, Renato.

Richard Ryer on September 1, 2014

Greetings Renato, Thanks for the visit and the comment. I appreciate them. I am pleased you liked the photograph. Take care and have a great day. Cheers, Rich

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  • Uploaded on February 3, 2007
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    by Richard Ryer
    • Camera: Hewlett-Packard HP PhotoSmart C945 (V01.40)
    • Taken on 2003/01/23 13:21:46
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    • Focal Length: 61.00mm
    • F/Stop: f/6.200
    • ISO Speed: ISO100
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
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