National Radio Astronomy Observatory


noun

an observatory founded in 1956 by the National Science Foundation, currently with three sites of operation: one near Green Bank, W. Va., having 300-foot (91-meter) and 140-foot (43-meter) paraboloidal dishes; one on Kitt Peak in Arizona having a 36-foot (11-meter) radio telescope; and the Very Large Array in New Mexico.

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