PIA17248: Parkes Telescope
 Target Name:  Earth
 Mission:  CSIRO Parkes Observatory
 Instrument:  Parks Telescope
 Product Size:  3220 x 2225 pixels (w x h)
 Full-Res TIFF:  PIA17248.tif (21.5 MB)
 Full-Res JPEG:  PIA17248.jpg (882.5 kB)

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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

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