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Long Baseline Array

(LBA, Australian Long Baseline Array)
(radio interferometer using Australian telescopes)

The Long Baseline Array (LBA) is an interferometer of cooperating radio telescopes across Australia. Participation and availability of individual sites has varied over time, one early observation incorporating the following:

Within Australia, a 2000+ mile baseline is feasible. Telescopes outside Australia have been used in conjunction, with baselines of 6000 miles.

Further reading:
14mm22GHz91μeVbeginLong Baseline Array
214mm1.4GHz5.8μeVendLong Baseline Array