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Robert C. Byrd Green Bank Telescope. Located in West Virginia, USA, it's largest fully steerable radio telescope in the world.

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7 Of The Most Enchanting Man Made Wonders in West Virginia

7. The Green Bank Telescope

Infographic: How the huge ALMA radio telescope works. (Credit: Karl Tate) Mona Evans, "Hidden Universe 3D - film"


Plot from a radio telescope. Greenbank Radio Telescope in West Virginia ran a pulsar search project with schools, teaching students how to recognize unusual signals and to spot human radio interference in the data. ©Mona Evans, "Young Astronomers Reveal the Universe"