Medicina radio telescope in silhouette | Fabrizio Melandri

Fabrizio Melandri
Location of photo
Buda (Italy)
Date/Time of photo
september 6, 2011
Catadioptric russian MTO with 1 meter focal lenght, f/10, exposure 1/500 on film Kodak Elite 100 ISO.
Sunset with the radio telescope of Medicina (Italy) in silhouette. Photo taken from a site about 4 kilometers east of the radio telescope. This distance is necessary to have the radio telescope smaller than the solar disk (the dish is 32 meters wide).