SPIDER 500A MarkII advanced radio telescope includes everything you need to make radio astronomy at 1420 MHz frequency. In this video you can see the various elements that make up the radio telescope: antenna, tracking system and pier which are installed outside; receiver and software that are installed in the control room.
SPIDER 500A MarkII 5.0 meter diameter professional radio telescope FOR RADIO ASTRONOMY
SPIDER 500A MarkII is the 5 meter diameter radio telescope designed to make 1420 MHz professional level radio astronomy accessible to everyone: universities, science institutes and museums or space agencies. It offers a large 5 meter diameter antenna to detect weaker signals with a better resolution and the large GS-400II tracking system that provides very high pointing and tracking precision. SPIDER 500A MarkII is designed to be shipped and installed all over the world!
Thanks to the new generation electronics and improved mechanics, SPIDER 500A MarkII is more sensitive, faster and more precise, thus allowing anyone to do real radio astronomy without the need to be a radio astronomer!