ASKAP Antenna

By: Alex Cherney


Region: Australia and Pacific

Site: Western Australia - Australia

Spot: Murchison

Date: September 2012

A remote dish of Australian Square Kilometer Array Pathfinder (ASKAP) radio telescope under the Southern Cross and the Milky Way in remote Western Australian outback. ASKAP comprises 36 radio dishes, each with a diameter of 12 meters, making the telescope sensitive to faint radiation from the Milky Way and giving it the ability to detect very distant galaxies. Alex Cherney/

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