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Irwin John F4

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These dishes were constructed of wire mesh suitable for operation at 1420 MHz
Credit line: 
AIP Emilio Segrè Visual Archives, John Irwin Slide Collection
Description: 

Fleurs, Australia gained its third large radio telescope in 1957 when a major new solar array, the Chris Cross, was completed. These dishes were constructed of wire mesh suitable for operation at 1420 MHz, and were equatorially-mounted in order to be able to track the Sun.

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Photo date: 
August 31, 1973
Original format: 
Kodak Color Slide Duplicate
Person(s): 
Irwin, John Henry Barrows