The National Radio Astronomy Observatory

The National Radio Astronomy Observatory Green Bank West Virginia


Stock #: 608669
Type: Postcard
Era: Chrome
City: Green Bank
State: West Virginia (WV)
County: Pocahontas
Publisher: Dexter Press Inc.
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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Radio astronomy is a study of the heavens by means of radio waves. The radio signals have been traveling at a rate of 186,000 miles per second, and what is now being recorded here happened ten billion years ago. This picture shows the Howard E. Tatel 85 ft. radio telescope.