The 100 meter radiotelscope in Effelsberg
On Saturday the 16th of October I visited the 100-meter radio telescope from the Max-Planck-Institute in Effelsberg, Germany. With this giant telescope it is possible to map large parts of the night sky in different wavelengths. Objects in our own galaxy, but also other nearby galaxies can be studied.
What I found very impressive was the speed with which this giant disc can be turned into different directions. The 100-meter large disc is simply impressive to see! Here are a few images of the telescope. Just click on them to enlarge.
Posted by Math
on 10/19 at 02:32 PM