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Five hundred meter Aperture Spherical Telescope, China
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Five hundred meter Aperture Spherical Telescope, China

 (JPG) Five hundred meter Aperture Spherical Telescope, China (43,250 bytes) ( 546 x 411 )
The Five hundred meter Aperture Spherical Telescope (FAST) is a radio telescope in China’s Guizhou Province. When it is completed in September, it will be the world’s second largest radio telescope, with a diameter of 500m.The largest telescope is the operating Russian RATAN-600, with a diameter of 576m. The image was acquired April 14, 2013, covers an area of 6.2 by 8.2 km, and is located at 25.7 degrees north, 106.9 degrees east.

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Five hundred meter Aperture Spherical Telescope, China Five hundred meter Aperture Spherical Telescope, China
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and U.S./Japan ASTER Science Team

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