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Parkes observations for project P737 semester 2019APRS_08
The aim of this proposal is to carry out tests of the new backend instruments which cannot be carried out during standard maintenance periods. The scheduled time is used to measure beam shapes, determine polarisation calibration solutions and commission the National Facility observing modes for the new wide-band receiver.
Astronomical and Space Sciences not elsewhere classified
01 Apr 2019
30 Sep 2019
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Hobbs, George; Manchester, Dick; Green, James; Johnston, Simon; Sarkissian, John; Reynolds, John; Mader, Stacy; Bailes, Matthew; van Straten, Willem; Oslowski, Stefan; Jameson, Andrew; Shannon, Ryan; Kaczmarek, Jane; Dai, Shi; Sobey, Charlotte (2019): Parkes observations for project P737 semester 2019APRS_08. v1. CSIRO. Data Collection.
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Australia Telescope National Facility
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