radio observation

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observation - the act of making and recording a measurement
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The management of radio observation processes for monitoring the compliance of electromagnetic compatibility with clutter conditions and the allocation of aims to monitor the movement of aircraft (particularly in the subsystem of observation) are good examples of problems for rational limited resource allocation in SK8/ ATM systems.
Brian continued these observations at different radial directions across the galactic plane to map the distribution and relative motion of the neutral hydrogen in our galaxy, demonstrating the translation of radio observation to physical science.
A new study, based on radio observation of the Perseus Molecular Cloud, suggests an answer: all sun-like stars are born with a twin, and the binary system either shrinks or breaks apart - as in the case of the sun - within a million years after being born.
De Pater combined the ALMA radio observations with the other data, focused specifically on the newly brewed storm as it punched through the upper deck clouds of ammonia ice.
The current knowledge about the shape of the Milky Way disk is based on various tracers (such as star counts or radio observations of gas molecules) informed by the extrapolation of structures seen in other galaxies.
"With radio observations, we can detect radiation from the tenuous medium that exists between galaxies," said Amanda Wilber, of the University of Hamburg.
"The Chang'e-4 mission will be the first mission to test out this theory and to see just how much better the lunar far side is for radio observations than our observatories back on Earth."
Drawing from more than 20 years of radio observations of this system, the researchers conclude that if a fifth force does exist, it must have less than 1% of gravity's strength--and gravity is already the weakest of the four known forces.
Hallinan is planning continued radio observations over the next year or two, because this radio emission--which will be around long after all of the other wavelengths have faded--is the most-important diagnostic of the energetics and environment of the explosion, and may reveal how much energy was in the explosion, how much mass was ejected, if a jet actually appeared, and if the merger produced conditions that will influence future star formation, among other questions.
The NRAO also released a composite image of the collision which combines new radio observations made using the National Science Foundation's Karl G.