Hercules A

Hercules A
Radio-Optical View of the Galaxy Hercules A - Many thanks to: NASA, ESA, S. Baum and C. O'Dea (RIT), R. Perley and W. Cotton (NRAO/AUI/NSF), and the Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA)

Sunday, May 20, 2012

The Murchison Widefield Array is under construction

The MWA is an international collaboration between Institutions from Australia, India, New Zealand, and the United States of America:


Australia National University
Commonwealth Scientific Industrial Research Organization
Curtin University of Technology
Melbourne University
Swinburne University of Technology
University of Sydney
University of Western Australia
Raman Research Institute
Victoria University of Wellington
MIT Haystack Observatory
MIT Kavli Institute
Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics

Observing at frequencies from 80 to 300 MHz and located in the radio-quiet Western Australia Outback, the MWA will observe with unprecedented sensitivity to discover low-frequency radio phenomena that have never been seen before.