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A city of northern Puerto Rico on the Atlantic Ocean. It is the site of an observatory with the world's largest radio telescope.
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(ˌɑr əˈsi boʊ)

a seaport in N Puerto Rico. 90,960.
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Home to the largest radio/telescope in the world at the Arecibo Observatory.
Our picture of Kleopatra, taken by the Arecibo telescope in Puerto Pico, shows the asteroid from various different angles.
Tucked away in a natural depression in the northern mountains of Puerto Rico is the Arecibo Observatory, the world's largest radio-radar telescope, part of the National Astronomy and Ionosphere Center.
Scientists used the world's largest radio telescope, a 305-meter (1,000-foot)-diameter dish in Arecibo, Puerto Rico, to transmit a radio signal 1 million miles away toward the site where SOHO should have been.
(SETI scientists need the time between now and then to upgrade the digital receiving instruments developed by NASA.) The project will then return to observatories in the Northern Hemisphere--fast to the largest radio telescope in the world, the 1,000-foot-diameter telescope in Arecibo, Puerto Rico.
From Arecibo, Puerto Rico, to the Atacama Desert of Chile, powerful optical and radio telescopes scan the distant heavens for planets and quasars, probing for clues to the origins of the universe and searching for signs of extraterrestrial life.
It has been beamed to Earth three times and picked up by the giant Arecibo radio telescope in Puerto Rico.
The galaxy, the first of its kind to be detected, has been named VIRGOHI21The mysterious galaxy was first seen with the University of Manchester's Lovell Telescope in Cheshire, and the sighting was confirmed with the Arecibo telescope in Puerto Rico.
Jude Medical in Arecibo will produce cardiac rhythm management devices, including pacemakers and pacing leads, which are currently produced at the company's Caguas plant.
About 100 people gathered outside to complain that authorities were too slow to respond to the invasion in the coastal town of Arecibo. ParentWilliamMedinasaidanestimated30dogswereon the loose.