Arecibo Observatory

Arecibo Observatory

noun
a radio-astronomy and ionospheric observatory near Arecibo, Puerto Rico: site of one of the world's largest single-dish radio telescopes, 1000 feet (305 meters) in diameter.
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Arecibo Observatory (Spanish ɑreˈθiβo)
 
n
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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