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Mark II

(MKII, Jodrell Bank Mark II)
(38 m radio telescope in England)

Mark II (or MKII or Jodrell Bank Mark II) is a radio telescope at Jodrell Bank Observatory (JBO), in north-west England that went into operation in 1964. It is elliptical, with a 38 m major axis and an 25 m minor axis. It was used in early very-long-baseline interferometry (VLBI) experiments and is still used for such observations.


(telescope,radio,ground,England)
Further reading:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mark_II_(radio_telescope)
http://www.jb.man.ac.uk/history/mk2.html

Referenced by pages:
Jodrell Bank Observatory (JBO)
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