7-m Radio Telescope Available for School Projects

Jodrell Bank Observatory 7-m Radio Telescope

The EC-funded project RadioNet is now 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.

To use this telescope you will need to be registered for internet observing under the RadioNet project. To register, send an email to 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.