PIA17248: Parkes Telescope
Target Name: Earth
Mission: CSIRO Parkes Observatory
Instrument: Parks Telescope
Product Size: 3220 x 2225 pixels (width x height)
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Original Caption Released with Image:

This image shows the Parkes telescope in Australia, part of the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization. Researchers, including a team member from NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, used the telescope to detect the first population of radio bursts known to originate from beyond our galaxy.

Image Credit:
CSIRO/Shaun Amy

Image Addition Date:
2013-07-08