Radio Astronomy at the Byurakan Astrophysical Observatory, the Institute of Radio Physics and Electronics of the Academy of Sciences of the Armenian SSR and Other Armenian Organisations

  • V. A. Sanamian
Part of the Astrophysics and Space Science Library book series (ASSL, volume 382)


The establishment and development of radio astronomy in Armenia is described in detail. Information about the radio telescopes of the Byurakan Astrophysical Observatory (BAO) is summarised. The main results of radio-astronomy studies carried out by BAO staff are described, including a number that used large Soviet and foreign radio telescopes, primarily studies of active galaxies.


Radio Emission Radio Source Very Long Baseline Interferometry Radio Telescope Radio Astronomy 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • V. A. Sanamian
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  1. 1.Byurakan Astrophysical ObservatoryByurakanUSSR

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