Northern cross Medicina radio observatory N-S arm 2

Northern cross Medicina radio observatory N-S arm 2

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The Medicina Radio Observatory is an astronomical observatory located 30 km from Bologna, Italy. It is operated by the Radio Astronomy Institute of the National Institute for Astrophysics of the government of Italy. The Northern Cross is composed of two perpendicular arms 564 meters long (east-west) and 640 meters (north-south) and has an area of ​​30,000 square meters of total deposits. Such a surface makes the antenna sensitive to very weak radio sources.
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