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|The Nobeyama Radio Observatory is a division of the National Astronomical Observatory of Japan (NAOJ) under the National Institutes of Natural Sciences (NINS). NRO operates powerful, advanced radio telescopes such as the 45 m radio telescope, the Nobeyama Millimeter Array (NMA), ASTE Submillimeter Telescope at Chile, and the Nobeyama Radioheliograph. A large number of scientists from around the...||05/23/2009||711|
|The Parkes Observatory is a radio telescope observatory, 20 kilometres north of the town of Parkes, New South Wales, Australia. It was one of several radio antennas used to receive images of the Apollo 11 moon landing in July 1969.
|The Ryle Telescope was a linear east-west radio telescope array at the Mullard Radio Astronomy Observatory. In 2004 three of the telescopes were moved to create a compact two-dimensional array of telescopes at the east end of the interferometer. The remaining five antennas were switched off on 19 June 2006. The eight antennas have now become the Arcminute Microkelvin Imager Large Array.||10/03/2009||442|
|The Jodrell Bank Observatory (originally the Jodrell Bank Experimental Station, then the Nuffield Radio Astronomy Laboratories from 1966-1999) is located near Congleton, Cheshire in the northwest of England. The observatory is part of the University of Manchester and has played an important role in the research of quasars and pulsars. In 1979, scientists at Jodrell Bank announced the first dete...||08/02/2005||1,261|
|McDonald Observatory, a research unit of The University of Texas at Austin, is one of the world's leading centers for astronomical research, teaching, and public education and outreach. Observatory facilities are located atop Mount Locke and Mount Fowlkes in the Davis Mountains of West Texas, which offer some of the darkest night skies in the continental United States. The Observatory's adminis...||03/08/2006||406|
|Radio telescope called "Northern Cross", Institute of Radio Astronomy (IRA), Medicina, Italy||07/16/2005||968|
|Designed by Henry Ussher, Dunsink Observatory was buit from 1783 to 1785. It prides itself on being the oldest scientific institution in Ireland. Today it houses the astronomy section of the School of Cosmic Physics in the Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies.||11/24/2005||446|
|Roque de los Muchachos Observatory (Spanish: Observatorio del Roque de los Muchachos) is an astronomical observatory located in the municipality of Garafía on the island of La Palma in the Canary Islands. The observatory site is operated by the Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias which is based on nearby Tenerife, and it is part of European Northern Observatory.
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|The Anglo-Australian Observatory (AAO) is an optical/near-infrared astronomy observatory with its headquarters in suburban Sydney, Australia. Presently it is jointly funded by the United Kingdom and Australian governments and operates the 3.9 metre Anglo-Australian Telescope (AAT) and 1.2 metre UK Schmidt Telescope (UKST) at Siding Spring Observatory, located near the town of Coonabarabran, Aus...||11/20/2009||392|
|the world's largest observatory for optical, infrared, and submillimeter astronomy. ||12/12/2006||412|
|Arecibo Observatory, Puerto Rico.|
The observatory's radio telescope is the largest single telescope in the world, also known from the US-movie "Contact". In contrast to most other this telescopes is not tiltable and swivelling.
Diameter: 305 m (1000 ft)
Focus lenght: 132.5 m (434 ft)
|The Allegheny Observatory is an American astronomical research institution, a part of the Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Pittsburgh. The facility is listed on the National Register of Historical Places (ref. # 79002157, added 6-22-1979) and is designated as a Pennsylvania state and Pittsburgh History and Landmarks Foundation historic landmark.|