Radio Telescope #1, Australia Telescope Compact Array, via Narrabri, New South Wales

Australia’s Scenic Public Toilets #36 – Compact Array, Narrabri, NSW

The future of Southern Hemispheric radio astronomy was in my hands, at least for the next 30 minutes or so. The staggering advances in technology that channel radio signals from deep, DEEP space through the 6-Dish Australia Telescope Compact Array working together to simulate a much larger antenna were apparently not quite advanced enough to drown out the rather weak[…]

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