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Dreamy but not Dreaming

Submitter: Jan Noordam
Description: Once, the 25m Dwingeloo Radio Telescope was the biggest in the world, playing a major part in the grand adventure of unlocking the Multiverse at radio wavelengths. Now it is a National Monument, while its pioneering role has been shouldered by the Westerbork Telescope and LOFAR(*).

However, it is not put to pasture to dream about the glorious past, as this picture seems to suggest. The fires are still burning, but now in the service of popular outreach, and some quite sophisticated amateur radio astronomy by CAMRAS.

But sometimes a picture is just right. Enjoy.

(*) and a few other radio telescopes elsewhere in the world.
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