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Skynet is a world wide network of astronomical telescopes operated by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The NRAO has developed a 20m radio telescope to provide a radio view of the universe. The 20m telescope is located at the Green Bank Observatory in West Virginia and provides observations at 1.3 to 1.8 GHz and 8 to 10 GHz.
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Quick Map PlotsThe link gets the latest observation from the 20-meter.
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Receiver Cryogenic TemperaturesThe Skynet reciever amplifier is cryogenically cooled to 15 K (-433 Fahrenheit), in order to obtain the highest sensitivity to the radio sky.
The plot at right shows the current receiver temperatures, from
the real-time logs.
Receiver power levelsReceiver power is monitored every 2 minutes.
There is a document archive : 20-meter documents and memos.
The 20-meter Skynet project documents are kept on the NRAO internal WIKI for SkyNet.
Local technical information is on The GB/Skynet wiki web.
Contact people:Frank Ghigo,20 Meter Scientist, or Sue Ann Heatherly, Education Contact