Australian Square Kilometre Array Pathfinder
(radio telescope array of 36 12-meter dishes)
The Australian Square Kilometre Array Pathfinder (ASKAP)
is a radio telescope array of 36 12-meter dishes
in Australia, at the
Murchison Radio Astronomy Observatory (MRO),
constructed between 2009 and 2012.
It is used for research and serves as a pilot for the Square Kilometre Array (SKA).
It aims to carry out a number of radio surveys,