ASKAP Zodiacal Light

By: Alex Cherney


Region: Australia and Pacific

Site: Western Australia - Australia

Spot: Murchison

Date: September 2012

Zodiacal Light shines strong behind the central array of Australian Square Kilometer Array Pathfinder (ASKAP) radio telescope. 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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