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Instruments & Observing Modes

GBT Instrument Webpages and Information:

The Green Bank Telescope offers a wide-ranging suite of instrumentation. Learn more about which might be best for your research here!

Basic GBT Info/Quick Technical Facts

Spectroscopy/VEGAS — the spectral-line backend

Mustang-2 — 223-pixel feedhorn bolometer, the 3mm continuum bolometer array

4mm Receiver — the 68-92 GHz Receiver

Argus — the 75–116 GHz 16 element focal-plane array

Pulsars and Transients/GUPPI — The GUPPI support guide (pulsar backend)

JPL Radar Backend — Notes on using new JPL radar backend

Radar Observing Advice — Radar Observing Notes and Links

VLBI with the GBT

Precisions Telescope Control System — performance of GBT antenna

GBTCAL — the GBT Calibration Web Page

GBT Telescope Related Memos — NRAO Library Collection of GBT Memos, GBT Commissioning Memos, and PTCS and DSS Project memos

GBT Antenna Pointing/Focus and Beam Configurations parameter values associated with the pointing and focus models as well as the beam offsets for each receiver (click “latest” for current values)

Continuum/DCR