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Holmdel in Monmouth County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Radio Astronomy

 
 
Radio Astronomy Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By R. C.
1. Radio Astronomy Marker
Inscription.  Near this site in 1932, Bell Labs. scientist Karl Jansky first discovered radio waves coming from outer space, thus beginning the science of radio astronomy.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Air & SpaceCommunicationsScience & Medicine. A significant historical year for this entry is 1932.
 
Location. 40° 22.312′ N, 74° 9.585′ W. Marker is in Holmdel, New Jersey, in Monmouth County. Marker is on Crawford Corners Road near Seven Oaks Drive, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Holmdel NJ 07733, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Karl Jansky Radio Astronomy Monument (approx. half a mile away); New Jersey Vietnam Veterans' Memorial (approx. 1˝ miles away); Women Veterans Meditation Garden (approx. 1˝ miles away); In honor of Eleanor Grace Alexander (approx. 1˝ miles away); Purple Heart Memorial (approx. 1˝ miles away); Crawford Cemetery (approx. 1˝ miles away); American and South Vietnamese Servicemen Memorial
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(approx. 1˝ miles away); Boy Scouts Vietnam Memorial (approx. 1˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Holmdel.
 
Radio Astronomy Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By R. C.
2. Radio Astronomy Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 25, 2019. It was originally submitted on March 27, 2009, by Ronald Claiborne of College Station, Texas. This page has been viewed 1,272 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 24, 2009, by Ronald Claiborne of College Station, Texas. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.

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