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Science with ASKAP. The Australian square-kilometre-array pathfinder

Johnston, S; Taylor, R.; Bailes, Matthew; Bartel, N.; Baugh, Carlton M; Bietenholz, M; Blake, Chris; Braun, R; Brown, J.; Chatterjee, S; Darling, J.; Schmidt, Brian

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The future of cm and m-wave astronomy lies with the Square Kilometre Array (SKA), a telescope under development by a consortium of 17 countries. The SKA will be 50 times more sensitive than any existing radio facility. A majority of the key science for the SKA will be addressed through large-area imaging of the Universe at frequencies from 300 MHz to a few GHz. The Australian SKA Pathfinder (ASKAP) is aimed squarely in this frequency range, and achieves instantaneous wide-area imaging through...[Show more]

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Date published: 2008
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/37229
Source: Experimental Astronomy
DOI: 10.1007/s10686-008-9124-7

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