Astrophysics (index)


(10m space radio telescope)

Spektr-R is a 10m space Radio Telescope launched in 2011. Among its uses is to provide one end of Very-long-baseline Interferometry (VLBI). Its elliptical orbit extends to 384,000km. It operates at 1.35, 6.0, 18.0, and 92.0 cm Radio Wavelengths.

Spektr-R is one telescope of the RadioAstron program which coordinates its use with Earth-based radio telescopes.


Referenced by:
Green Bank 140 Foot Telescope