First multi beam image offers sneak peak of ASKAP field of view

CSIRO’s ASKAP team has successfully produced the first multi-beam image ever made using phased array feeds (known as PAFs or radio cameras) on an interferometer. 

The image, captured as part of the early ASKAP telescope commissioning process, was created with three ASKAP antennas, each fitted with an innovative PAF receiver and associated hardware. Three separate beams were created for each PAF and lined up to track an elongated patch of sky over a 12 hour observation.

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Production Date 2013
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