This image shows the Parkes telescope in Australia, part of the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization. Researchers used the telescope to detect the first population of radio bursts known to originate from beyond our galaxy.
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Parkes Telescope

This image shows the Parkes telescope in Australia, part of the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization. Researchers, including a team member from NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, used the telescope to detect the first population of radio bursts known to originate from beyond our galaxy.

Image details

ID#:
PIA17248

Date added:
2013-07-08

Target:
Earth

Mission:
CSIRO Parkes Observatory

Instruments:
Parks Telescope

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PIA17248.tif (21.5 MB)

Full-Res JPG:
PIA17248.jpg (0.88 MB)

Image credit:
CSIRO/Shaun Amy