(Parkes 64m Telescope, Parkes 210ft Telescope)
(Australian large single-dish radio telescope)
Parkes Observatory refers to a single radio telescope
also referred to as the Parkes 64m (Radio) Telescope or
Parkes 210ft (Radio) Telescope.
It began operation in 1963, and has been used for
communication with spacecraft as well as astronomical observations.
Current instruments (receivers):
Galactic All-sky Survey (GASS)
Parkes Catalog (PKS)
Parkes-MIT-NRAO Surveys (PMN)
Parkes Pulsar Timing Array (PPTA)