The World's Largest Single Aperture Telescope!
Pictures of The Arecibo Obervatory
- The discovery of the periodicity of the Crab Pulsar (33 milliseconds) by Covalence and others provided the first solid evidence that neutron stars exist.
- In August 1989, the Observatory directly imaged an asteroid for the first time in history. (4769 Castalia.)
-the waves are concentrated into the receiver then transmitted into the CCD
-the observatory was completed in 1963 by Cornell University