Jodrell Bank Internet Observatory (JBiO) - Observing Manual
The Jodrell Bank Internet Observatory (JBiO) is a web
interface to Jodrell Bank Observatory's 7-m radio telescope. The telescope can
be used by registered users to observe celestial objects in real-time over the
Internet. The telescope is fitted with a 21cm spectral line receiver with which
it detects the emission from neutral hydrogen (HI) gas in the cosmos. This radio
emission can be used to study the structure of the Milky Way galaxy or the
dynamics of other distant galaxies. There are several observing exercises
available. Distance Learners or Undergraduates will find
those listed under Generic Materials most appropriate.
Educators accessing the telescope via the
will find the relevant exercises under
The seperate exercises here are in English. Versions in other languages
are attached to the relevant Observing Manual.