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A compilation of stories, telescopes, internship resources, and other things radio astronomy.



    • Herouni Mirror Radio-Opitcal Telescope (ROT-54/2.6)
    • 30 m Sub-Millimeter Telescope (TSMT)
    • Chinese Spectral Radio Heliograph (CSRH)
    • Delingha 13.7 m Telescope
    • Five Hundred Meter Aperture Spherical Telescope (FAST)
    • Kunming 40 m Radio Telescope
    • Miyun 50 m Radio Telescope
    • Miyun Synthesis Radio Telescope (MSRT)
    • Nanshan 25 m Telescope
    • Primeval Structure Telescope (PaST)
    • Qitai 110 m Radio Telescope (QTT)
    • Sheshan 65 m Radio Telescope
    • Gauribidanur Radioheliograph
    • Giant Metrewave Radio Telescope (GMRT)
    • Ooty Radio Telescope
    • KASHIM 34
    • Nobeyama 45 m Telescope
    • Nobeyama Millimetre Array (NMA)
    • TSUKUB32
    • Badary Radio Astronomical Observatory 32 m RT-32 Radio Telescope
    • Galenki RT-70 Radio Telescope
    • Siberian Solar Radio Telescope (SSRT)
    • For more Russian telescopes, see telescopes in Europe.
    • Suffa RT-70 Radio Telescope

Five-hundred-meter Aperture Spherical Radio Telescope (FAST)

Full name: Five-hundred-meter Aperture Spherical Telescope
Nickname: Tianyan (English: The Eye of Heaven)
Location: Pingtang County, Guizhou Province, China | Latitude: 25.65292 | Longitude: 106.85661
First light: September 25, 2016
Telescope style: Single-dish, parabolic reflector
Wavelength: 0.10 m to 4.3 m | Frequency: 70 MHz to 3.0 GHz
Scoping out radio astronomy:
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Photography by Yang Qingliang/
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