Five hundred meter Aperture Spherical Telescope, China
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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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Please give credit for these images to:
NASA/METI/AIST/Japan Space Systems,
and U.S./Japan ASTER Science Team