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Contest #138 answer: Lovell telescope, Jodrell Bank Observatory, UK.

The Jodrell Bank Observatory was established in 1939 and is part of the University of Manchester in the UK.

The main telescope at this site is the Lovell Telescope and is among the largest steerable radio telescopes in the world.

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It was constructed in 1955 and has a diameter of 76.2 m (250 ft). Is was upgraded in 2002 and still plays a major role in new discoveries.

Those who steerded to the right direction:

  • brian t
  • hhgygy
  • Steve Jaycocks
  • Willem
  • Pascal Gilbraith
  • Paul Franson
  • David Kozina
  • ACG
  • Milosh, Serbia
  • Andy McConnell
  • lardarz
  • Andy Murdock
  • Tim Craig
  • Andy M, USA
  • Camargo, California
  • Ivar Bonsaksen
  • Exsanguinator
  • Graham Foxall
  • Max_Power
  • Jan_Vergouwe
  • Dennis S.
  • Aaron Predeek
  • ewen
  • Taliesin

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