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HERA

(Hydrogen Epoch of Reionization Array)
(low frequency radio telescope)

HERA (Hydrogen Epoch of Reionization) is a Radio Telescope in South Africa operating at 100-200MHz, aimed at detecting the Hydrogen 21cm Line Redshifted from the Epoch of Reionization (much like MWA and LOFAR). Designed borrowed from their experiences and that of PAPER, which has been declared to be HERA's Phase I.

HERA (proper) aims for a smaller Field of View but more sensitivity, consisting of fixed 14m dishes in a tight array that view the sky as it pass over them. A 19-element array was put in service in 2017, and the National Radio Astronomy Observatory has provided funding to increase it to 240 elements in 2018.


(telescope,radio,ground,South Africa,array)
http://reionization.org/
WaveLFreqPhoton
Energy
  
1.5m200MHz827neVbeginHERA
3.0m100MHz414neVendHERA

Referenced by:
PAPER
21cm Experiment
21cm Line

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