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Jul 10, 2009 - A World Record

The National Radio Astronomy Observatory, in Green Bank, West Virginia - Friday afternoon, July 10 Seven miles up the road from Cass stands the Robert C. Byrd Green Bank Telescope, the world’s largest fully steerable radio telescope. We first caught sight of it from several miles away, and it is a sight to behold. Standing 485 feet tall, it is taller than the Statue of Liberty and nearly as tall as the Washington Monument, and it towers over the semi wooded fields in which it stands. The telescope is the property of the National Radio...

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