Five College Radio Astronomical Observatory

Five College Radio Astronomical Observatory (Google Maps)
Five College Radio Astronomical Observatory (Birds Eye)
Located on the restricted Prescott Peninsula in Quabbin Reservoir, the Five College Radio Astronomical Observatory (FCRAO) was founded in 1969 by the University of Massachusetts, Amherst College, Hampshire College, Mount Holyoke College and Smith College. A 14-M telescope operates at millimeter wavelengths.

See: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Five_College_Radio_Astronomy_Observatory
790 views
Views by date
UnratedRate as 1Rate as 2Rate as 3Rate as 4Rate as 5Rate as 6Rate as 7Rate as 8Rate as 9Rate as 10

Comments

Policies

Please log in if you don't want to post anonymously (anonymous users cannot post links).

Note: VirtualGlobetrotting is an entertainment website is and is not associated with this post, location or person.

Please enable images and enter code to post
Reload

Around the World Mailing List

Share:

Comments

Policies

Please log in if you don't want to post anonymously (anonymous users cannot post links).

Note: VirtualGlobetrotting is an entertainment website is and is not associated with this post, location or person.

Please enable images and enter code to post
Reload
skyeye picture
@ 2015-10-05 16:26:54
The observatory is gone. The Google Maps view now shows an empty field. Operations have moved to New Mexico, one hears.