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Arecibo Occultation Survey

(1960s radio survey using occultations by the Moon)

The Arecibo Occultation Survey (AO) was a radio astronomical survey and resulting catalog including very accurate location data gained using occultation, by viewing radio sources as they disappear behind and appear from behind the Moon. The survey information was published in the late 1960s.

Further reading:
AOAO 0235+164