Puschino Astronomical observatory

Puschino Astronomical observatory

Can you hear me Major Tom? Amazing photos from the Puschino Astronomical observatory @ English Russia

The first initiative to create big radio telescopes in the USSR is dated 1951. They were intended to observe the sun radiation and radiation of other space sources on centimeter and millimeter waves.

The displays appear to be nixie and/or VFDs too (warning: site loads lots of videos and chugs CPUs).

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