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Sardinia Radio Telescope

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Location(s)  San Basilio , Italy
Diameter  64 m (210 ft 0 in)
Province  Province of Cagliari
Altitude  600 m (2,000 ft)
Website  www.srt.inaf.it
Phone  +39 070 711801
Sardinia Radio Telescope
Address  Pranusanguni, 09040 San Basilio CA, Italy
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The Sardinia Radio Telescope (SRT) is a large, fully steerable radio telescope completed in 2011, near San Basilio, province of Cagliari in Sardinia, Italy. It is a collaboration among the Istituto di Radioastronomia di Bologna, the Cagliari Observatory (Cagliari) and the Arcetri Astrophysical Observatory (Florence).

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The main technical points are:

  • A 64-meter primary mirror with a 7.9 meter secondary;
  • A Gregorian configuration with shaped surfaces
  • An active surface: Primary mirror adjustable with 1116 actuators;
  • 0.3–115 GHz continuous frequency coverage
  • Three main focal points: Primary, Gregorian, and Beam Wave Guide
  • Primary surface accuracy: ≈150 μm RMS
  • Maximum antenna efficiency: ≈60 %
  • Pointing accuracy (RMS): 2–5 arcsec
  • Sardinia radio telescope intervista all osservatorio di cagliari


    References

    Sardinia Radio Telescope Wikipedia


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