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Monday, June 18, 2018

Hamid Pourshaghaghi (Eindhoven) and Christiaan Brinkerink (Radboud): The Netherlands-China Low-frequency Explorer

Seminar: RAL Seminars | June 18 | 3:10-4 p.m. | 501B Campbell Hall

 Hamid Pourshaghaghi, Eindhoven; Christiaan Brinkerink, Radboud

 Radio Astronomy Lab

We present the Netherlands-China Low-frequency Explorer (NCLE), a low-frequency radio instrument selected for the 2018 Chinese Chang'e 4 mission to an Earth-Moon L2 halo orbit. NCLE consists of three 5-meter long monopole antennas that are mounted onto the Queqiao relay satellite, and are designed to be sensitive in the 80 kHz - 80 MHz frequency range. The instrument aims to address a multitude...   More >