SETI [Fwd: [seti] Haystack Observatory Open House on October 20]


Robert Owen (rowen@technologist.com)
Fri, 17 Sep 1999 12:10:44 -0400


Larry Klaes wrote:

> From: Larry Klaes <lklaes@bbn.com>
>
> From: wdavis@bbn.com ("William C. Davis")
> Subject: Radio Astronomy, Haystack Observatory
> Date: Wed, 15 Sep 1999 16:49:18 GMT
>
> The MIT/Lincoln Lab Radio Astronomy site in Westford, MA
> is called Haystack Observatory. This is the site of a ~37
> Meter antenna (120' dish) located inside a 150 foot diameter
> radome, on a clearing, on top of a hill. There are several
> other large, and a number of smaller 'dishes', scattered
> throughout the grounds.
>
> Once a year the site is open to any one interested in radio
> astronomy and telescopes, for a 1.5 hour visit/tour. This
> year the 'open house' will be on Wednesday evening, 20 Oct.,
> from 1830 to 2000. I have an invite and would be happy to
> add names of others interested in attending or, you can call
> the observatory directly (978.692.4764) and ask to attend.
> (They will send you an invite and ask how many will be
> attending.)
>
> Bill Davis
> x35366
>
> Haystack Observatory Web site:
>
> http://www.haystack.edu/haystack/haystack.html
>
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