very large array

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magdalena, new mexico 87825

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In the movie Contact, Jodie Foster receives the message from the aliens while at the Very Large Array in New Mexico.

Unlike the Arecibo Observatory which does collect data for the SETI@home project, the 27 antennas at the VLA are not actually used in the Search for Extra-Terrestrial Intelligence.

photo: Dorothy Harris