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Effelsberg 100-m Radio Telescope

(German large single-dish radio telescope)

The Effelsberg 100-m Radio Telescope is a radio telescope in western Germany that has been in operation since 1972. It has mechanisms to adjust the shape the reflector, to maintain a useful parabolic shape counteracting the sagging from gravity when it is aimed in varying directions. Its frequencies of operation include 1.4, 10, and 86 GHz.

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European Pulsar Timing Array (EPTA)
Galactic All-sky Survey (GASS)