OBSERVATION NIGHT:. Visit the Arecibo Observatory and live a magical night. It will be an event for the whole family, where there will be conferences, educational stations and observations of astronomical objects through the telescopes of Sociedad de Astronomía del Caribe.
We hope to see you on Saturday, February 29, 2020 , from 6:00 p.m. at 11:00 p.m. (Gates close at 9:00 p.m.)
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OPEN CALL FOR PROPOSALS:. We invite proposals for the Arecibo 305-m telescope for the Thursday, March 5, 2020 (17:00 AST, 21:00 UTC) deadline. These requests should be for telescope/radar usage within the six-month (or in some cases one-year) period beginning July 1, 2020.
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GBO/AO Single Dish and Observer Training Workshops
We are pleased to announce that this year the Arecibo and Green Bank Observatories are organizing the 2020 GBO/AO single dish (May 11-15) and observer training workshop (May 16-20) which will be held at the Green Bank Observatory, WV.Read More
Upcoming Colloquium on March
Our fifth speaker Dr. Tim Kennedy will be visiting us on March 24, 2020 for our fourth Colloquium Series.Abstract
Currently there are more than 20,000 objects, approximately 10 cm and larger, tracked by the U.S. Space Surveillance Network (SSN). Due to the approximate power law relationship between the number of objects on orbit and the characteristic size of orbital debris... Read More
Galaxy eShop: Get your favorite souvenirs from AO including t-shirts, mugs, cellphone cases...
STARS Academy started the fall semester on August 31, 2019, with the purpose of engaging new generations into STEM careers.
Arecibo Observatory scientist Dr. Benetge Perera lead a recent publication detailing the second data release of the International Pulsar Timing Array
Modeling Radar Albedos of Laboratory-Characterized Particles: Application to the Lunar Surface