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The International LOFAR Telescope (ILT)
Date of Last update : 2019.07.08 Rivision Request
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Hosting Legal Entity
Netherlands Institute for Radio Astronomy
Type Of RI
Distributed
Location
Oude Hoogeveensedijk 4, ASTRON, Dwingeloo, PO: 7991 PD (Netherlands), Netherlands
Coordinating Country
Netherlands
Life Cycle Status
Operational since 2010
Mission and objective
ASTRON initiated LOFAR as a new and innovative effort to force a breakthrough in sensitivity for astronomical observations at radio-frequencies below 250 MHz. '
RI Keywords
Radioastronomy;Radio telescope;Science and technology;Ground-based astronomical observations;European telescope networks;Low-Frequency Array;Phased array;Radio interferometer
RI Category
Telescopes
Scientific Domain
Physics, Astronomy, Astrophysics and Mathematics
Access WebPage
http://www.lofar.org/international-lofar-telescope-ilt