Tag Archives: radio astronomy

Nigerian Project Develops DIY, Low Cost Radio Telescope for Teaching

This project developed an educational Do-IT-Yourself (DIY) low cost and portable hydrogen line radio telescope system for teaching radio astronomy techniques at university level in Nigeria. This telescope is capable of detecting and mapping the 21cm hydrogen line emission from the Milky Way Galaxy. The first phase of the project involved the preparation of a […]

Hands-on Radio Astronomy Training for University Lecturers

The workshop will conduct hands-on training sessions on the assembly of a 21-cm pyramidal horn antenna radio telescope, observation planning and execution, and the use of python-based software for the acquisition, reduction, analysis of data from the telescope. Organised by NASRDA- Centre for Basic Space Sciences, Nigeria. It will introduce participants to python programming and […]