Radio Telescope and Southern Sky

By: Alex Cherney


Region: Australia and Pacific

Site: Western Australia - Australia

Spot: Murchison

Date: September 2012

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A radio telescope of the Australian Square Kilometer Array Pathfinder (ASKAP) under the starry sky of the Western Australia. ASKAP comprises 36 radio dishes, each with a diameter of 12 meters, making the telescope sensitive to faint radiation from the Milky Way and giving it the ability to detect very distant galaxies. Click on the constellation icon above the image to see a day-time view of the radio telescopes. Alex Cherney,

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