Historic Photo of the Day: The Arecibo Observatory

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The Arecibo Observatory is a radio telescope in the municipality of Arecibo, Puerto Rico.

At 1,000 feet in diameter, its radio telescope is the world’s largest single-aperture telescope.

In popular culture, the observatory was prominently featured in Carl Sagan’s Cosmos TV series, and in the movie Contact.

 

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