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​The Murchison Radio-astronomy Observatory

Take an awe-inspiring aerial tour through Australia’s future site of the Square Kilometre Array. Its home, the Murchison Radio-astronomy Observatory, already hosts telescopes conducting ground-breaking research alongside world-class support infrastructure. (YouTube video on Department of Industry, Innovation and Science Channel)

 

SKA Trailer

An overview of the Square Kilometre Array project, the technology involved, and the science questions it will explore. (YouTube video on Square Kilometre Array Channel)

Australian SKA Fly-through

An overview of the Square Kilometre Array in Australia, including the Australian precursor telescopes, the Pawsey Supercomputer Centre and future SKA telescope infrastructure. (YouTube video on Department of Industry, Innovation and Science Channel)

​Welcome to Country

A view of Wajarri country - the region around the Murchison Radio Observatory (MRO) in the Mid-West region of Western Australia - as seen from the perspective of Wajarri man Mr Godfrey Simpson. (YouTube video on Department of Industry, Innovation and Sciennce Channel)

ASKAP Telescope by Night

A spectacular night-time time-lapse video of the ASKAP telescope at the Australian SKA site by astronomer and videographer Alex Cherney. (YouTube video on CSIRO's Channel)

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Yamaji Art

For several years, indigenous artists from the Yamaji Art Centre in Geraldton have been working with CSIRO and Curtin University scientists at the Australian SKA site. This relationship has inspired both parties, resulting in a deeper understanding of traditional stories of the night sky as well as some amazing new art work. (YouTube video on the Department of Industry, Innovation and Science Channel).

 

The GLEAM Survey

Astronomers using the Murchison Widefield Array (an SKA precursor) have produced one of the largest radio surveys of the sky ever. The survey will be used to explore remnants of explosions from ancient stars, the beginning and end of supermassive black holes, and what happens when clusters of galaxies collide. (Videos of the GLEAM survey on the International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research site).

 If you require a downloadable version of these videos for presentations etc, please contact the Australian SKA Office.

 

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