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SKA precursor telescope MeerKAT releases new 1.5 images using its current 32 antennas

19 May 2017, 09:01 UTC
SKA precursor telescope MeerKAT releases new 1.5 images using its current 32 antennas SKA

The South African SKA precursor telescope MeerKAT has just released its recent AR1.5 results, images achieved by using various configurations of the 32 antennas currently operational in the Karoo.
The Minister of Science and Technology, Naledi Pandor, following the delivery of the Budget Vote of the Department of Science and Technology to the South African parliament, embarked on a tour of the Iziko Museum, where SKA SA joined other exhibitors for a showcase. During this exhibition, SKA SA Chief Scientist Dr Fernando Camilo and SKA SA Head of Science Commissioning Dr Sharmila Goedhart presented the AR1.5 results to the minister.

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