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Stargazing New Radio Telescope is World's Largest

  1. Jul 4, 2016 #1
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  3. Jul 4, 2016 #2

    Drakkith

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    At 500 meters across, it's got 785,000 m2 worth of aperture... that's a lot of dish!
     
  4. Jul 4, 2016 #3
    Actually it's 196350 m2.
    A = ##\pi##r2
    Still a lot of dish!
     
  5. Jul 4, 2016 #4

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    Whoops, I used 500 meters as the radius when it's actually the diameter.
     
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