The Sardinia Radio Telescope

The Sardinia Radio Telescope is the largest radio telescope and the most technologically advanced in Italy. It originated from a collaboration between National Institute for Astrophysics (INAF), Italian Space Agency (ASI) and Sardinia Region; it costs approximately 70 million of euros and it is located near San Basilio, province of Cagliari. Completed in 2011, it represents a flexible instrument for Radio Astronomy, Geodynamical studies and Space science. This Radio Telescope boasts record numbers: it is equipped with a primary mirror of 64 meters, with different focal positions and frequency coverage from 0.3 to 100 GHz. Galbiati Group has aquired great professionalism and experience in the manufacturing of mechanical components for satellite dishes and radio telescopesThe company participated in the construction of the SRT telescope providing planetary gears and toothed sectors. More information is available at this link.

 

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