Jodrell Bank observatory

Jodrell Bank observatory

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Credit: MAX ALEXANDER/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Jodrell Bank Observatory. Person looking at the Lovell radio telescope at the Jodrell Bank Observatory, Cheshire. This large radio telescope dish has a diameter of 76 metres. Formally known as the Mark IA, it was built in 1957 and was the first large-dish radio telescope in the world.

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