The Australian Square Kilometre Array Pathfinder (ASKAP)

The Australian SKA Pathfinder (ASKAP) will be a next generation radio telescope incorporating novel receiver technologies and leading-edge ICT systems. It will be a world-class telescope in its own right as well as being an exemplary instrument for the development of the full Square Kilometre Array (SKA). The ASKAP will comprise of an array of 36 antennas each 12m in diameter, capable of ‘high dynamic range imaging’ and will use ‘wide-field-of-view’ phased array feeds.

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