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Low-frequency observations of the moon with the murchison widefield array

McKinley, Benjamin; Briggs, Franklin; Kaplan, D L; Greenhill, Lincoln; Bernardi, G; Bowman, J D; de Oliveira-Costa, Angelica; Tingay, Steven; Gaensler, B M; Oberoi, D; Johnston-Hollitt, M; Arcus, W; Waterson, Mark; Deshpande, Avinash; Kincaid, Barton B; Prabu, T; Rogers, Alan; Roshi, Anish; Srivani, K. S.; Whitney, Alan; Williams, Christopher L


A new generation of low-frequency radio telescopes is seeking to observe the redshifted 21cm signal from the epoch of reionization (EoR), requiring innovative methods of calibration and imaging to overcome the difficulties of wide-field low-frequency radio interferometry. Precise calibration will be required to separate the expected small EoR signal from the strong foreground emission at the frequencies of interest between 80 and 300MHz. The Moon may be useful as a calibration source for...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2013
Type: Journal article
Source: Astronomical Journal
DOI: 10.1088/0004-6256/145/1/23
Access Rights: Open Access


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