UTEP Radio Telescope Project

 

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The construction of the UTEP array of Radio Telescopes to observe the Neutral Hydrogen from the Milky Way

Project Abstract

  This project consists of building a radio telescope, using a very small array of two to four 10 satellite dishes. The telescope will be used by the Physics Department, from the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP), to study various levels of neutral hydrogen gas that exist in the Milky Way.

Objectives

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Construct a Radio Telescope using a small array of satellite dishes

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Targeted receiving frequency of 1420 MHz  +/- 600 KHz

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Monitor Hydrogen emissions at different galactic coordinates

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Meet all project deadlines in timely and efficient manners

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Status Report for Antenna 2

Please Address any questions about this project to:
Luis Basurto
e-mail: lbasurto3@utep.edu
Phyisics Dept. 217-D
(915)-747-8422
Last modified:05/23/2004