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The National Radio Astronomy Observatory has sites and telescopes around the United States and Chile.

Charlottesville, Virginia

NRAO Headquarters
520 Edgemont Road
Charlottesville, VA 22903-2475
Phone: 434-296-0211
Fax: 434-296-0278

NRAO Technology Center (includes Central Development Lab)
1180 Boxwood Estate Road
Charlottesville, VA 22903-4608
Phone: 434-296-0358
Fax: 434-296-0324

Socorro, NM

NRAO Array Operations Center
P.O. Box O
1011 Lopezville Rd.
Socorro, NM 87801-0387
Phone: 575-835-7000
Fax: 575-835-7027

Albuquerque, NM

NRAO Albuquerque Office
800 Bradbury SE
Suite 235
Albuquerque, NM 87106

Santiago, Chile

Av. Nueva Costanera 4091, Suite 502
Santiago, Chile
Phone: 56(2) 2210-9600
Fax: 56(2) 2210-9650

ALMA Office
Alonso de Córdova 3107
Vitacura – Santiago


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