As part of our celebration of the 20th anniversary of the Robert C. Byrd Green Bank Telescope (GBT), the Green Bank Observatory (GBO) is conducting an image contest with cash prizes. Eligible entries include radio images, multiwavelength composite images, animations, data visualizations, 3-D models, and others. All entries must include radio data obtained with the GBT.(more…)
COVID-19 related operations and closures
In response to the health concerns posed by COVID-19, the Green Bank Observatory has postponed all public programs and events, and closed the Science Center to visitors.
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As this situation continues to evolve, please check back for updates.(more…)
The National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO) and the Green Bank Observatory is collaborating with the Raytheon Company to detect and characterize near-Earth asteroids in our solar system large enough to cause significant damage should they ever strike the Earth.Learn More