A few weeks ago, Nextbigfuture noted the plan to dismantle the Arecibo Telescope after some wires and small sections of the telescope failed. However, the vast majority of the Arecibo telescope has collapsed. The various towers and cables are now mostly down.
No words. #Arecibo Observatory 1960-2020
— Antonio Paris (@AntonioParis) December 1, 2020
— Universe Today (@universetoday) December 1, 2020
Ada Monzon has a photo where the dust is still settling.
— Ada Monzón (@adamonzon) December 1, 2020
The entire receiver and support structures collapsed.
SOURCES – Scott Manley, Noticel, UniverseToday, Ada Monzon
Written by Brian Wang, Nextbigfuture.com
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