The Observatory lies at the heart of the United States National Radio Quiet Zone.
No electronics whatsoever are allowed inside the gates of the observatory. You can only use disposable cameras. No digital.
The Observatory is home to the world's largest fully steerable radio telescope. It is also the world's largest land-based movable structure.
At the observatory you can take a walking tour of the telescopes. You have to promise not use any electronics including digital cameras.
This next group of pictures were our disposable camera pictures.
You walk down a concrete road towards the giant telescope. The telescopes get increasingly bigger as you go.
FYI, we’re on a road trip to Bonnaroo. See all the stuff we’ve stopped at a long the way here!