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Overview page. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics.

A variant of the aperture synthesis technique in radio astronomy, in which the rotation of the Earth is employed to sweep out the aperture of a radio telescope. It is also known as Earth-ro...

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supersynthesis

Overview page. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics.

A variant of the aperture synthesis technique in radio astronomy, in which the rotation of the Earth is employed to sweep out the aperture of a radio telescope. It is also known as Earth-ro...

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supersynthesis

Ian Ridpath.

in A Dictionary of Astronomy

January 2012; p ublished online January 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics. 37 words.

A variant of the *aperture synthesis technique in radio astronomy, in which the rotation of the Earth is employed

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supersynthesis

Edited by Ian Ridpath.

in A Dictionary of Astronomy

P ublished online February 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics. 37 words.

A variant of the *aperture synthesis technique in radio astronomy, in which the rotation of the Earth is employed

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aperture synthesis

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A technique used in radio astronomy to achieve high angular resolution. It uses an array of telescopes to simulate a single telescope of large aperture (see the diagram). In principle, an...

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