Dominion Radio Astrophysical Observatory - Kaleden British Columbia
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N 49° 19.296 W 119° 37.748
11U E 308949 N 5466532
Quick Description: Dominion Radio Astrophysical Observatory You Are Here Map is at the entrance to the observatory located at 717 White Lake Road. It is 8 km off Hwy. 97 near the junction of Hwy. 3A.
Location: British Columbia, Canada
Date Posted: 12/8/2015 10:33:41 AM
Waymark Code: WMQ2W9
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Tuena
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Long Description:
This is a great place to visit and see first hand The largest radio astronomy observatory in Canada.

The radio telescopes here are used to study the universe and its origins. Visitors can take a self-guided tour of the 26 metre parabolic antenna and a sophisticated computer-linked antenna array.

The Dominion Radio Astrophysical Observatory (DRAO) is an internationally known facility for science and technology research related to radio astronomy. It operates three telescopes on its extensive radio-quiet site: a 26-metre fully steerable dish, a seven-antenna aperture synthesis array and a solar radio flux monitor. It also features labs and equipment for the development of all aspects of radio-frequency instrumentation, from antennas and feeds, to digital signal processing hardware and software.

Visit: National Research Council of Canada

Location Name: Dominion Radio Astrophysical Observatory

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A photo of either you or your GPS at the site is welcomed but not required.
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