aperture syntheses

aperture synthesis

noun
(in radio astronomy) a technique that combines the inputs of a set of radio telescopes to obtain a greater resolution of images than is possible with a single member of the set.

Origin:
1960–65

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aperture synthesis
 
n
an array of radio telescopes used in radio astronomy to simulate a single large-aperture telescope. Some such instruments use movable dishes while others use fixed dishes

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