VLBA First Fringes, 1989

VLBA-KP_firstfringes_Rhodes-Ross_9mar1989.jpg

Description

Paul Rhodes and Dewey Ross study first fringes with the Kitt Peak VLBA antenna. In early 1989, Kitt Peak AZ, the second of the VLBA antenna sites, had been outfitted, and first light was observed on 21 February. First fringes, at 6 cm, were obtained on 9 March 1989 with the Pie Town NM VLBA antenna and the VLA.

Creator

Records of the NRAO

Type

Still Image

Identifier

VLBA-KP_firstfringes_Rhodes-Ross_9mar89.jpg

Location

Start Date

1989-03-09

Series

Photographs Series

Unit

VLBA Unit

Citation

Records of the NRAO, “VLBA First Fringes, 1989,” NRAO/AUI Archives, accessed June 18, 2024, https://www.nrao.edu/archives/items/show/35222.