Small Town Arizona Is Home To One Of The Largest Telescopes In The United States

Often times, the most incredible things are hiding where you’d least expect to find them. Safford, a small town of fewer than 10,000 residents, boasts the largest telescope in the world. Check it out:

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Visit the telescope’s website or Facebook page to learn more.

Have you ever seen the Large Binocular Telescope in person? If so, we’d love to hear what you thought of it! Check out our previous article for another epic telescope collection: Arizona’s Kitt Peak National Observatory Has The Largest Collection Of Telescopes In The World.

Address: 12500 W Swift Trail, AZ-366, Safford, AZ 85546, USA