Feed cabin Nr. 5

The secondary mirror of feed cabin No. 5 has augmented overall dimensions as compared with mirrors No. 1 - 3 and meant for effective operation with flaps on top and bottom of RATAN-600 circular reflector (figure 1).

The feed cabin can to move as well on radial as on circular railways. Feed cabin Nr. 5 enables long tracking of radio sources at the Southern sector in combination with the Flat reflector as the cabin is moved on the arch rails.

Figure 1.

Receiving complex consisting of a three-frequency system "Eridanus" and matrix radiometric system "MARS-3", is currently removed and installed after reconstruction in the feed cabin Nr. 2.