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ASKAP using NBN connection to transfer data at 40GB per second to Perth
CSIRO's Phased Array Feed (PAF) receiver mounted on an ASKAP telescope dish. The ASKAP is made up of 36 radio telescope antenna which will `listen’ to radio waves from the cosmos.
Close up of the PAF receiver.
The ASKAP telescope dishes will be combined with a further 60 dishes due to begin construction in 2016 to form part of the world's largest radio telescope- the Square Kilometre Array (SKA).
ASKAP telescope dishes from the air.
Aerial shot showing the Murchision Radio Astronomy Observatory.
Data generated by the ASKAP telescope dishes on its first day of operation is expected to be more than contained in the US Library of Congress.