Soccer Ball Radome - Doppler Radar (India)

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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

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Date & GPS location
Photo taken on April 3, 2013
State Highway 5, Cherrapunji‎, Meghalaya 793108, India
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