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Interferometry is the practice of using a two-or-more-element radio telescope array to observe astronomical sources.  The array itself, along with the electronics used to synthesise the signals detected by the telescopes are what we call the interferometer. 
  
 
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Revision as of 18:05, 11 September 2011

Basic Interferometry

Interferometry is the practice of using a two-or-more-element radio telescope array to observe astronomical sources. The array itself, along with the electronics used to synthesise the signals detected by the telescopes are what we call the interferometer.

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