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Westford Radio Telescope

Primary Reflector Shape
symmetric paraboloid
Primary Reflector Diameter
18.3 meters
Primary Reflector Material
aluminum honeycomb
S/X feed location
Primary Focus
Optional Feed Location
Cassegraine
Focal Length
5.5 meters
Antenna Mount
Elevation over Azimuth
Antenna Drives
Electric (DC) Motors
Azimuth Slew Speed
3 deg/second
Elevation Slew Speed
2 deg/second
Radome Raydel R60
Diameter 28 meters
Material Teflon/Fiberglass
Thickness 1.2 mm
Support Structure Air
Max Wind Speed 160 Km/hr
Weight 10,500 lbs
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