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Cosmic Anisotropy Telescope

(CAT)
(1990s interferometer to measure CMB variations)

The Cosmic Anisotropy Telescope (CAT) was a 1990s interferometer to measure the cosmic microwave background. It was a 3-element interferometer at Mullard Radio Astronomy Observatory near Cambridge, England. It was in operation from 1995 until 2000 when the Very Small Array (VSA) made it obsolete.


(telescope,CMB,interferometer,ground,England,radio,past)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cosmic_Anisotropy_Telescope
http://www.mrao.cam.ac.uk/outreach/radio-telescopes/cat/
http://adsabs.harvard.edu/full/1993A%26A...277..314R

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