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By B. A. Dogel’, Y. P. Ilyasov (auth.), S. Y. Braude, A. E. Salomonovich, V. A. Samanian, I. S. Shklovskii, R. L. Sorochenko, V. S. Troitskii, K. I. Kellermann, B. A. Dubinskii, N. L. Kaidanovskii, N. S. Kardashev, M. M. Kobrin, A. D. Kuzmin, A. P. Molchanov

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This translation of A short background of Radio Astronomy within the USSR makes descriptions of the antennas and instrumentation utilized in the USSR, the astronomical discoveries, in addition to fascinating own backgrounds of a few of the early key gamers in Soviet radio astronomy to be had within the English language for the 1st time. This publication is a set of memoirs recounting an enticing yet principally nonetheless darkish period of Soviet astronomy. The association of the essays is set essentially by the point whilst radio astronomy reports started on the associations concerned. those comprise the Lebedev actual Institute (FIAN), Gorkii kingdom collage and the affiliated Physical-Technical Institute (GIFTI), Moscow country collage Sternberg Astronomical institute (GAISH) and house examine Institute (IKI), the dept of Radio Astronomy of the most Astronomical Observatory in Pulkovo (GAO), distinctive Astrophysical Observatory (SAO), Byurakan Astrophysical Observatory (BAO), Crimean Astrophysical Observatory, Academy of Sciences of the Ukraine (SSR), Institute of Radio Physics and Electronics of the USSR Academy of Sciences (IRE), Institute of Terrestrial Magnetism, the Ionosphere and Radio-Wave Propagation Institute (IZMIRAN), Siberian Institute of Terrestrial Magnetism, the Ionosphere and Radio-Wave Propagation (SibIZMIRAN), the Radio Astrophysical Observatory of the Latvian Academy of Sciences and Leningrad nation University.

A short heritage of Radio Astronomy within the USSR is an interesting resource of knowledge on a earlier period of medical tradition and fields of study together with the Soviet SETI actions. someone drawn to the hot heritage of technological know-how will take pleasure in studying this volume.

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Sverdlov, S. A. Zaitsev and V. I. Kruchinenko. A. Dogel’ et al. In a comparatively short time, they had built a complex and, in many ways, quite unusual spectrometer designed for studies of 21 cm radio emission. Kuz’min joined the Radio Astronomy Section in 1954; earlier, he had specialised in measurements of electrical noise signals and the construction of high-sensitivity receiver-amplifier schemes, being the author of the book Measurements of the Noise Coefficients of Receiving and Amplifying Devices (Moscow/Leningrad, Gosenergoizdat, 1955).

Khangil’din joining slightly later. In 1952–1954, a radiometer designed to operate at 8 mm with a balance mixer based on silicon diodes and an electrodynamic modulator was devised. At the same time, Kalachev developed a turning device with an equatorial mount for a glass parabolic surface (2-m diameter) taken from a searchlight. This radio telescope, the RT-2, was apparently the first Soviet radio telescope to have an equatorial mount. 1 Radio Astronomy Studies at the Lebedev Physical Institute 27 Adjustments in declination were carried out by hand using a theodolite.

Ataev, Salomonovich). In the beginning of 1953, a new group focusing on studies of monochromatic radio emission was formed in Moscow under the leadership of Chikhachev. This group included Sorochenko, Yu. L. Sverdlov, S. A. Zaitsev and V. I. Kruchinenko. A. Dogel’ et al. In a comparatively short time, they had built a complex and, in many ways, quite unusual spectrometer designed for studies of 21 cm radio emission. Kuz’min joined the Radio Astronomy Section in 1954; earlier, he had specialised in measurements of electrical noise signals and the construction of high-sensitivity receiver-amplifier schemes, being the author of the book Measurements of the Noise Coefficients of Receiving and Amplifying Devices (Moscow/Leningrad, Gosenergoizdat, 1955).

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