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Ooty Radio Telescope

(cylindrical radio telescope in India)

The Ooty Radio Telescope (ORT) is a radio telescope near Ooty in southern India that went into service in 1970. It senses a band centered on 326.5 MHz. It is a tiltable cylindrical telescope 530 meters long and 30 meters across. It has an equatorial mount, accomplished by locating it on 11-degree sloping ground, compensating for the location's 11-degree latitude.

Further reading:
918mm326.5MHz1.4μeVOoty Radio Telescope

Referenced by pages:
cylindrical telescope
equatorial mount
Green Bank 140 Foot Telescope