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Message 1878663 - Posted: 17 Jul 2017, 2:49:07 UTC

I live in Kentucky, about 7 hours to the west of the Green Bank telescope, and I'm thinking about taking a drive for a tour of the facility, but it would be cool to have some other people meet me there. I don't have any target date for the trip. I'm just thinking if I'm going to drive that far, and maybe other people are interested, it would be nice to do it together.

Individual tours are open to the public, but if it's something a group of us wants to do, I think we should contact them.

If you're interested, please post in this thread.
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Message 1878693 - Posted: 17 Jul 2017, 5:39:20 UTC - in response to Message 1878663.  

I'd love to go with you but being in the UK that sadly isn't possible. But yes I agree that if a group of say 1/2 dozen Setizens were to turn up you would likely get a private tour and maybe see more than the public would. Great idea :-)
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Message 1878715 - Posted: 17 Jul 2017, 9:13:46 UTC - in response to Message 1878663.  

It's 529 miles for me from Nashville. Too far for a day trip and return.
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Message 1878720 - Posted: 17 Jul 2017, 9:28:52 UTC - in response to Message 1878715.  

You'd be talking an overnight B&B but surely worth it?
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Message 1878739 - Posted: 17 Jul 2017, 14:17:22 UTC - in response to Message 1878720.  

You'd be talking an overnight B&B but surely worth it?


Yes, definitely an overnight deal for me, but that's ok.
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Message 1878928 - Posted: 18 Jul 2017, 22:50:02 UTC

A link to this piece has been made before, but it's a good one, so I'm re-posting it.

http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2014/10/141010-radio-telescope-green-bank-west-virginia-astronomy/
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