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10-02-2005, 08:24 AM
This is a discussion thread for the following file:<br><br><b><a href=http://www.googleearthhacks.com/dlfile8961/Arecibo-Observatory,-Puerto-Rico-(Overlay).htm>Arecibo Observatory, Puerto Rico (Overlay)</a></b><br><br>Arecibo Observatory, Puerto Rico.<br />
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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.<br />
Diameter: 305 m (1000 ft)<br />
Focus lenght: 132.5 m (434 ft)<br><br><img src=http://www.googleearthhacks.com/images/new/080505/307478Arecibo.jpg>