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24th of May 2016
Rocket science at The Dish
by Wasim Raja (CASS)
The team went to visit the CSIRO's 64-m Parkes Radio Telescope (or simply "The Dish") for testing and characterising a prototype Mark III Phased-Array Feed (PAF) or Rocket PAF, designed by Alex Dunning. These PAFs are expected to have lower system temperatures than the Mark II PAFs. - The photo to the right shows Alex Dunning and Jega with the Rocket PAF in front of the Parkes dish, waiting to take it to the focus cabin.

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