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Green Bank Observatory - 2

National Radio Observatory
Green Bank Science Center
Green Bank, West Virginia

Standing at 485 feet tall and two football fields wide the Green Bank Telescope is America's largest moving telescope. It weighs 17 million lbs. (7.7 million kg), but despite it's weight it can be pointed with an accuracy of one archsecond, the equivalent to the width of a human hair seen from 66 ft (20m) away, it collects radio waves from stars, galaxies and other objects in the Universe.

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