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Photographer is exactly "Earth image courtesy of the SeaWiFS Project NASA/GSFC and ORBIMAGE"
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Creator:Records of the NRAO
Series:Photographs Series
Unit:VLBA Unit
Type:Still Image
Subject:Instruments--Very Long Baseline Array (VLBA)
Description:The VLBA is a system of ten radio-telescope antennas,each with a dish 25 meters (82 feet) in diameter and weighing 240 tons. From Mauna Kea on the Big Island of Hawaii to St. Croix in the U.S. Virgin Islands, the VLBA spans more than 5,000 miles, providing astronomers with the sharpest vision of any telescope on Earth or in space. Dedicated in 1993, the VLBA has an ability to see fine detail equivalent to being able to stand in New York and read a newspaper in Los Angeles. [show more]