Owens Valley Radio Observatory


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Owens Valley Radio Observatory

(oh-wĕnz) (OVRO) The radio observatory of the California Institute of Technology, located in a semidesert region of California at an altitude of 1200 meters. It contains two 27-meter dishes that were an early radio interferometer but are now used for solar observations, a 40-m dish used mostly for VLBI, and the OVRO Millimeter Array, an interferometer consisting of six 10.4-m dishes, laid out on a T-shaped track 200 m × 220 m.
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The California Institute of Technology's Owens Valley Radio Observatory operates one of the world's finest radio interferometers.
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Blevins and Hartenstein made their photographs when they set up their cameras before dawn Saturday morning near the California Institute of Technology's Owens Valley Radio Observatory, hundreds of miles north of Los Angeles, between the Sierra Nevada and White Mountains.
Their weapon of choice has been the 40meter radio telescope at the Owens Valley Radio Observatory near Bishop, Calif.
When Columbia crossed into California before dawn, Blevins was at CalTech's Owens Valley Radio Observatory, hundreds of miles north of Los Angeles.
Led by Anthony Readhead, director of Caltech's Owens Valley Radio Observatory at Big Pine, Calif.