SJ7970 : The Mark II Telescope

taken 12 years ago, near to Jodrell Bank, Cheshire, Great Britain

The Mark II Telescope
The Mark II Telescope
The 25 x 28 metre "Mark II" telescope at Jodrell Bank. Despite its odd shape, representing something of a giant, deformed Pringle, the Mark II is routinely used either as a single telescope, or as part of the MERLIN or VLBI collaborations, which use telescopes over middle England (for MERLIN) or the entire globe (for VLBI) to get very high-resolution radio images of the cosmos.
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SJ7970, 23 images   (more nearby )
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Friday, 12 August, 2005   (more nearby)
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Friday, 12 August, 2005
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OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 797 708 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:14.0305N 2:18.3349W
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