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The world’s largest filled single-dish radio telescope has been launched in Western Australia, incorporating an innovative data system developed at the International Centre for Radio Astronomy (ICRAR) in Perth and the European Southern Observatory, to manage the huge amounts of data that will be generated by the telescope.

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The Western Australian town of Geraldton, 460 kilometres north of Perth, is set to play a key role in Australian astronomy in support of the bid to host the $2.5 billion Square Kilometre Array (SKA) radio-telescope, with the Australian Government’s announcement today that a new research facility is to be built in the town.

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In an effort to strengthen Australia’s bid to build the Square Kilometre Array radio telescope, the International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research (ICRAR) in Perth has demonstrated the national network co-ordination that is possible and to prove Australia’s capability to conduct transcontinental radio astronomy.
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