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Open Source Radio Telescopes #OpenSource #Astronomy

Open Source Radio Telescopes

Open Source Radio Telescopes is a database and collaboration center for radio astronomy telescope construction at any level. They invite participation in building telescopes and joining in the conversation on their wiki page.

Recently, Richard Prestage gave a talk about the Open Source Radio Telescope followed by a talk by John Makous on “Digital Signal Processing in Radio Astronomy – a Research Experience for Teachers”

You can see the slides for this talk here.

Horn Telescopes

And here is a YouTube video (below) on Open Source Radio Telescopes. Looks like something many can build and have fun with!

The horn telescopes described here are designed to detect the 21 cm radio waves transmitted by neutral atomic hydrogen (HI) emitted by interstellar hydrogen in the galaxy.


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