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Australian Square Kilometre Array Pathfinder

(ASKAP)
(radio telescope array of 36 12-meter dishes)

The Australian Square Kilometre Array Pathfinder (ASKAP) is a radio telescope array of 36 12-meter dishes in Australia, at the Murchison Radio Astronomy Observatory (MRO), constructed between 2009 and 2012. It is used for research and serves as a pilot for the Square Kilometre Array (SKA). It aims to carry out a number of radio surveys, including:


(telescope,radio,interferometer,array,ground,Australia)
Further reading:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Australian_Square_Kilometre_Array_Pathfinder
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Evolutionary_Map_of_the_Universe
http://www.atnf.csiro.au/projects/askap/
https://www.atnf.csiro.au/management/atuc/2013dec/docs/ASKAP_SW_0017_v0.8_fordistribution.pdf
https://www.atnf.csiro.au/people/Ray.Norris/emu/index.html

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