soccer ball radome - doppler radar (india)

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Soccer ball radome (radar dome) in Cherrapunji (India)

This is new facility of the Indian Meteorological Department, so it is probably a Doppler radar.­

The Soccer ball shape is called a Truncated icosahedron.­

For more info about this shape, read en.­wikipedia.­org/­wiki/­Truncated_­icosahedron.

For more info about radomes, go to en.­wikipedia.­org/­wiki/­Radome.

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Industrial Photography India 2013
State Highway 5, Cherrapunjiā€ˇ, Meghalaya 793108, India