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

Radio Astronomy

 
 
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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.
 
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.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Karl Jansky Radio Astronomy Monument (approx. half a mile away); Geraldine Morgan Thompson (1872-1967) (approx. 3 miles away); Fairview Cemetery Veterans Monument (approx. 3.6 miles away); North American Phalanx (approx. 4.1 miles away); Poet’s Grave (approx. 4.2 miles away); British Retreat Route (approx. 4.2 miles away); Philip Morin Freneau (approx. 4.2 miles away); The Hawkins House (approx. 4.3 miles away).
 
Categories. Air & SpaceNotable Persons
 
Radio Astronomy Marker image. Click for full size.
By R. C.
2. Radio Astronomy Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 27, 2009, by R. C. of Shrewsbury, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,081 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 24, 2009, by R. C. of Shrewsbury, New Jersey. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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