Radio telescopes

Jodrell Bank Observatory 7-m Radio Telescope


Jodrell Bank Observatory 7-m Telescope

The EC-funded project RadioNet is also providing EU-HOU, through the University of Manchester's Jodrell Bank Observatory (UK), a 7-m radio telescope for use by schools throughout Europe for simple real-time observing projects. The telescope can be accessed through the JBiO Homepage.

To actually use this telescope you will need to be registered for internet observing under the RadioNet project. To register, send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. giving your contact name, address and email address. You will then be sent a registration pack which includes a username and password, a brief manual for the use of the telescope and several simple radio astronomy exercises to perform with the 7-m telescope.

General descriptions of the internet observatory and the data archive are freely available on the JBiO Homepage.

Relevant PDF files for download are;