The Shepherd Planets
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How the Hubble is being used in conjunction with Earth telescopes such as the new Alma Observatory in Chile to discover new planets and explain the mysteries of outer space.
ALMA (The Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array), is an international partnership of Europe, North America and East Asia in cooperation with the Republic of Chile and is the largest astronomical project in existence. ALMA will be a single telescope of revolutionary design, composed initially of 66 high precision antennas located on the Chajnantor plateau, 5000 meters altitude in northern Chile.