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Arecibo Observatory radio telescope, National Astronomy and Ionosphere Center, Arecibo, Puerto Rico

Arecibo Observatory Radio Telescope, National Astronomy And Ionosphere Center, Arecibo, Puerto Rico

• Arecibo Observatory was used as a filming location in the climax of the James Bond movie GoldenEye and as a level in the accompanying Nintendo 64 videogame GoldenEye 007.
• The film Contact features Arecibo, where the main character uses the facility as part of a SETI project.
• Fox Mulder was sent to the Arecibo Observatory in The X-Files episode "Little Green Men".
• Songwriter and author Jimmy Buffett mentions the "giant telescope" in his book Where Is Joe Merchant? and in the lyrics to the song "Desdemona's Building A Rocket Ship".

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