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Parkes observatory side road
Australia

The Parkes radio telescope played an important role during the Apollo missions, receiving radio signals when the moon was on this side of the earth. This is the side road that leads up to the dish. The dish itself is still being used for scientific observations, and is closed to visitors. But there is a visitors centre with informative displays and videos to see.

Copyright: Hoylen Sue
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 16668x8334
Taken: 11/11/2012
Uploaded: 20/11/2012
Updated: 03/04/2015
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