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HartRAOHartebeesthoek Radio Astronomy Observatory (South Africa)
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The South African Radio Astronomy Observatory (SARAO), established in 2017, is a national facility of the NRF and incorporates radio astronomy instruments and programmes such as MeerKAT and KAT-7 telescopes in the Karoo, the Hartebeesthoek Radio Astronomy Observatory (HartRAO) in Gauteng, the African Very Long Baseline lnterferometry (AVN) programme in nine African countries as well as the associated human capital development and commercialisation endeavours.
Paul Brook (Oxford University, UK) and colleagues analyzed fluctuations in PSR J0738-4042's pulse pattern using observations taken with the Hartebeesthoek Radio Astronomy Observatory in South Africa and the Parkes radio telescope in Australia from 1988 to 2012.
Washington, March 28 ( ANI ): While the first results from the European Space Agency's Planck satellite has been released, astronomers at the Hartebeesthoek Radio Astronomy Observatory (HartRAO) near Johannesburg are working on a new radio telescope that will also shed new light on the very earliest moments of universe.
Director of Hartebeesthoek Radio Astronomy Observatory, Dr Michael Gaylard
Hartebeesthoek Radio Astronomy Observatory (HartRAO), 30 km north-west of Krugersdorp, is a national research facility for radio astronomy managed by the NRF.
The 26m Hartebeesthoek Radio Astronomy Observatory (HartRAO) near Pretoria teamed up with one of the seven 12m dishes currently part of the Karoo Array Telescope (KAT-7) over 900 km away to jointly observe and record data from a distant radio source known as 3C273.
"The Hartebeesthoek Radio Astronomy Observatory (HartRAO) in South Africa will lead the VLBI collaboration with all major radio astronomy observatories around the world," adds Professor Roy Booth, Associate Director: Science and Operations at the SKA South Africa Project.
In a major engineering feat, the 200 ton, 50 year old, 26m diameter radio telescope at the Hartebeesthoek Radio Astronomy Observatory (HartRAO) has been recommissioned after replacing the main bearing in its polar shaft that failed in October 2008.
A slightly larger, 15 m diameter experimental demonstrator model dish, erected on the grounds of the Hartebeesthoek radio astronomy observatory west of Pretoria, pioneered the use of composites for radio telescope dishes.
Hartebeesthoek Radio Astronomy Observatory (HartRAO), 30 km NW of Krugersdorp, is a National Facility for radio astronomy managed by the NRF.