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a radio-astronomy and ionospheric observatory near Arecibo, Puerto Rico: site of one of the world's largest single-dish radio telescopes, 1,000 feet (305 meters) in diameter.
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How to use Arecibo Observatory in a sentence
Though the collapse of the giant Arecibo Observatory in 2020 — at 305 meters across, it was the largest single dish radio telescope for most of its lifetime — was tragic and unexpected, radio astronomers have new facilities in the works.How radio astronomy put new eyes on the cosmos|Christopher Crockett|August 31, 2021|Science News
Even in late 2020, the 57-year-old Arecibo Observatory still had “a bright scientific future,” says Joan Schmelz.Why Arecibo’s loss is such a big deal for astronomy|Maria Temming|December 9, 2020|Science News For Students
On December 1, a crucial cable snapped at the iconic Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico.The Arecibo Observatory collapsed this week. What now?|Charlie Wood|December 4, 2020|Popular-Science
British Dictionary definitions for Arecibo Observatory
/ (Spanish ɑreˈθiβo) /
an observatory in Puerto Rico at which the world's largest dish radio telescope (diameter 305 m) is situated. It is operated by the National Astronomy and Ionosphere Center
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