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CSIRO's new ASKAP antennas at the Murchison Radio-astronomy Observatory, October 2010. Credit: Ant Schinckel, CSIRO.

Australia's Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) is designing and building ASKAP for use by the Australian and international research community. This effort is being coordinated by two of CSIRO's divisions:

Once completed, ASKAP will form part of CSIRO's Australia Telescope National Facility.

ASKAP Collaborators

CSIRO is working with a number of organisations in the development of ASKAP, including:

ASKAP Survey Science Projects

Ten international projects have been selected to use ASKAP during its first five years of operation:

Other Experiments at the MRO

In addition to ASKAP, two other experiments are currently located at the MRO:


Other SKA-related Experiments in Australia

Other Organisations in Australia and New Zealand

Other organisations involved in SKA-related activities in Australia and New Zealand include:

Other International Organisations

Other organisations involved in SKA-related activities internationally include:

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