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Arecibo Joins Global Network to Create 6,000-mile Telescope


June 11, 2008

the Arecibo Observatory On May 22, Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico joined other telescopes in North America, South America, Europe and Africa in simultaneously observing the same targets, simulating a telescope more than 6,800 miles in diameter. The telescopes are all members of the Express Production Real-time e-VLBI Service project, and May 22 marked a live demonstration of their first four-continent, real-time, electronic Very Long Baseline Interferometry (e-VLBI) observations. Full Story

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