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Westerbork Synthesis Radio Telescope

(WSRT, Westerbork Radio Telescope)
(radio telescope array of 14 dishes in Netherlands)

Westerbork Synthesis Radio Telescope (WSRT, Westerbork Radio Telescope) is an array of 14 dishes, 10 in fixed locations and 4 on tracks, near the town of Westerbork in the Netherlands, completed in 1970 and run by ASTRON.

Apertif (or APERTIF) is a Focal Plane Array (FPA) of Radio receivers, designed to increase the Field of View (FOV). This is especially useful for surveys. The FPAs are being installed in 2015 and 2016.


(ASTRON,radio,telescope,ground,Netherlands,array)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Westerbork_Synthesis_Radio_Telescope
https://www.astron.nl/radio-observatory/astronomers/wsrt-astronomers

Referenced by:
European Pulsar Timing Array (EPTA)
European VLBI Network (EVN)
USS Sources

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