Some important radio telescopes


Some important radio telescopes

Table
Some important radio telescopes
name diameter of dish
(metres) short wavelength
limit (cm) location
Filled-aperture telescopes
Arecibo Observatory 305 6 Arecibo, P.R.
Green Bank Telescope 110 x 100 0.3 Green Bank, W.Va., U.S.
Effelsberg Radio Telescope 100 1 Effelsberg, Ger.
Lovell Telescope 76 6 Jodrell Bank, Cheshire, Eng.
Parkes Observatory 64 1 Parkes, N.S.W., Austl.
IRAM Pico Veleta Observatory 30 0.1 Pico Veleta, Spain
Haystack Radio Telescope 37 0.3 Westford, Mass., U.S.
RATAN-600 576 1 Zelenchukskaya, Russia
Nobeyama Radio Observatory 45-m Telescope 45 0.1 Nobeyama, Japan
Caltech Submillimeter Observatory 10 0.05 Mauna Kea, Hawaii, U.S.
James Clerk Maxwell Telescope 15 0.04 Mauna Kea, Hawaii, U.S.
Heinrich Hertz Submillimeter Telescope 10 0.06 Mount Graham, Ariz., U.S.
name size of array (km) number of dishes diameter of dish (metres) short wavelength limit (cm) location
Arrays
Very Large Array 36 27 25 0.7 Socorro, N.M., U.S.
Westerbork Synthesis Radio Telescope 3.2 14 25 6 Westerbork, Neth.
Australia Telescope Compact Array 3 6 22 0.3 Narrabari, N.S.W., Austl.
Very Long Baseline Array 8,000 10 25 0.3 U.S. Virgin Islands to Hawaii
Combined Array for Research in Millimeter-wave Astronomy 2 16 6 x 10 m,
10 x 6 m 0.1 Big Pine, Calif., U.S.
Submillimeter Array 0.5 8 6 0.03 Mauna Kea, Hawaii, U.S.
Giant Metrewave Wavelength Telescope 25 30 45 21 Pune, India
Multi-Element Radio Linked Interferometer Network 217 7 1 x 76 m,
1 x 32 m,
1 x (32 x 25) m,
4 x 25 m 1.3 southern England
IRAM Plateau de Bure Interferometer 0.4 6 15 0.1 Plateau de Bure, France
Nobeyama Millimeter Array 0.6 6* 10 0.1 Nobeyama, Japan
*Sometimes the Nobeyama 45-metre filled-aperture telescope is used as a seventh dish of this array.
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Universalium. 2010.