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The new Cambridge 38 MHz radio survey — 1 steradian at 4 arcmin resolution and sub-Jansky sensitivity

  • Nick Rees
VI. Surveying at Low Frequencies
Part of the Lecture Notes in Physics book series (LNP, volume 362)

Abstract

A high resolution 38 MHz radio survey has been performed at MRAO in Cambridge and the results are currently in press. The survey was extremely successful despite being performed on a low budget and on a restrictive site. The design and results of this telescope must be considered when making comparisons between proposed ground-based and space-based high performance low frequency telescopes.

Keywords

Primary Beam Aerial Element Flux Scale Aperture Plane Compact Array 
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© Springer-Verlag 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • Nick Rees
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  1. 1.Cavendish LaboratoryMullard Radio Astronomy Observatory, University of CambridgeCambridgeEngland

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