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RATAN-600

(Radio Astronomical Telescope Academy Nauk 600)
(ring-shaped radio telescope in Russia)

RATAN-600 (for Radio Astronomical Telescope Academy Nauk 600) is a radio telescope in Zelenchukskaya, Russia, consisting of a ring of reflectors 576 meters in diameter that can be adjusted to reflect to additional reflectors or directly to receivers. This configuration gives it the angular resolution of a 576-meter dish but with a collecting area on the order of 1000 square meters.


(telescope,radio,Russia,ground)
Further reading:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RATAN-600
https://www.sao.ru/ratan/
WaveLFreqPhoton
Energy
  
1.38cm22GHz90μeVbeginRATAN-600
31.1cm964MHz4.0μeVendRATAN-600

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