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CSIRO Parkes Radio Telescope  

CSIRO Parkes Radio Telescope

The little figure on the left is Barry, which just shows how huge it is.
Big Dish and Perfect Pies

June 4th 2014
Got up early today and put on 2 loads of washing (they only have 2 machines) to do while I had breakfast and then hung it up. We then set off for the CSIRO’s Parkes Radio Telescope, otherwise known as “The Dish” after the movie made in 2000, in which it featured. (The movie told the slightly fictionalised story of Parkes telescope receiving pictures of the Apollo 11 first Moon landing. And n ... read more
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Australian Flag Aboriginal settlers arrived on the continent from Southeast Asia about 40,000 years before the first Europeans began exploration in the 17th century. No formal territorial claims were made until 1770, when Capt. James COOK took possession in the name... ... read more
11th June 2014

It remind me a bit of Jodrell Bank (though smaller)
12th June 2014

Smaller than Jodrell Bank?
I don't know how big Jodrell is but if you look at Dad in the corner you'll see this one is very large!

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