16-18 September 2019
Hotel Collegium Leoninum
Europe/Berlin timezone
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Hotel Collegium Leoninum -
Misc (but PAF related)

Introduction of Korea Radio Astronomy facilities


  • Dr. Hyunwoo KANG

Primary authors


Korea Astronomy and Space Science Institute (KASI) has grown with radio astronomy in 1986. Taeduk Radio Astronomy Observatory (TRAO) has 14m telescope, and it is the first telescope for Korean radio astronomers. Korea VLBI Network (KVN) has born by experience on TRAO, and the three 21m telescopes has become one of the important facility on VLBI network. As a member of East-Asia cummunity, JCMT and ALMA are also supported to Korean Astronomers. Technical in-kind contribution at receiver and GPU spectrometer parts is based on the ALMA utilization. Phased Array Feed (PAF) is on long term project of single dish facility. KASI will be good companion the future development.