Observatory List

The current list of defined observatories is:

Name / Aliases

Origin

Location

Clock File(s)

Apply UTC(GPS)->UTC?

acre

(ar, a, acreroad)

University of Glasgow observatory.

The origin of this data is unknown.

55.9025N, 4.3071W

Yes
algonquin

(aro, ar)

The Algonquin Radio Observatory.

The origin of this data is unknown.

45.9557N, 78.0720W

Yes
arecibo

(3, ao, aoutc)

The Arecibo telescope.

These are the coordinates used for VLBI as of March 2020 (MJD 58919). They are based on a fiducial position at MJD 52275 plus a (continental) drift velocity of [0.0099, 0.0045, 0.0101] m/yr. This data was obtained from Ben Perera in September 2021.

18.3442N, 66.7527W

time_ao.dat

Yes
arecibo_pre_2021 The Arecibo telescope (pre-2021).

The origin of this data is unknown but as of 2021 June 8 it agrees exactly with the values used by TEMPO and TEMPO2. It is preserved to facilitate comparisons with the more modern position measurement.

18.3441N, 66.7528W

time_ao.dat

Yes
ata

(hcro)

The Allen Telescope Array (ATA).

At Hat Creek Radio Observatory. Origin of this data is unknown but as of 2021 June 8 this value agrees exactly with the value used by TEMPO2.

40.8178N, 121.4733W

Yes
axis

(axi)

Fake telescope for IPTA data challenge.

Imported from TEMPO2 observatories.dat 2021 June 7.

0.0000N, 0.0000E

No
barycenter

(bary, bat, ssb, @)

Built-in special location.

No
cambridge

(cam)

Mullard Radio Astronomy Observatory (MRAO).

Imported from TEMPO2 observatories.dat 2021 June 7.

52.1672N, 0.0388E

Yes
ccera Canadian Centre for Experimental Radio Astronomy.

Updated 2024-05-06 based on email from Marcus Leech.

45.3495N, 76.0578W

Yes
chime

(ch, y)

The Canadian Hydrogen Intensity Mapping Experiment (CHIME).

Origin of these coordinates are from surveyor reports of the CHIME site (circa 2019 & 2020) and technical documents on the dimensions of the telescope structure (circa 2015). Results were compiled in January 2021. The coordinates are relative to the GRS80 ellipsoid.

49.3207N, 119.6237W

Yes
darnhall Darnhall.

Part of MERLIN. Imported from TEMPO2 observatories.dat 2021 June 7.

53.1567N, 2.5343W

Yes
de601

(eflfr)

The Low-Frequency Array (LOFAR) high-band antenna (HBA) at Effelsberg Observatory.

Imported from TEMPO2 observatories.dat 2021 June 7.

50.5226N, 6.8837E

Yes
de601hba

(eflfrhba)

The Low-Frequency Array (LOFAR) high-band antenna (HBA) at Effelsberg Observatory.

Imported from TEMPO2 observatories.dat 2021 June 7.

50.5226N, 6.8837E

Yes
de601lba

(eflfrlba)

The Low-Frequency Array (LOFAR) low-band antenna (LBA) at Effelsberg Observatory.

Imported from TEMPO2 observatories.dat 2021 June 7.

50.5233N, 6.8840E

Yes
de601lbh

(eflfrlbh)

The Low-Frequency Array (LOFAR) low-band antenna (LBA) at Effelsberg Observatory?.

Imported from TEMPO2 observatories.dat 2021 June 7.

50.5233N, 6.8840E

Yes
de602

(uwlfr)

The Low-Frequency Array (LOFAR) high-band antenna (HBA) at Unterweilenbach, Germany.

Imported from TEMPO2 observatories.dat 2021 June 7.

48.5012N, 11.2870E

Yes
de602hba

(uwlfrhba)

The Low-Frequency Array (LOFAR) high-band antenna (HBA) at Unterweilenbach, Germany.

Imported from TEMPO2 observatories.dat 2021 June 7.

48.5012N, 11.2870E

Yes
de602lba

(uwlfrlba)

The Low-Frequency Array (LOFAR) low-band antenna (LBA) at Unterweilenbach, Germany.

Imported from TEMPO2 observatories.dat 2021 June 7.

48.5011N, 11.2881E

Yes
de602lbh

(uwlfrlbh)

The Low-Frequency Array (LOFAR) low-band antenna (LBA) at Unterweilenbach, Germany.

Imported from TEMPO2 observatories.dat 2021 June 7.

48.5011N, 11.2881E

Yes
de603

(tblfr)

The Low-Frequency Array (LOFAR) high-band antenna (HBA) at Tautenburg, Germany.

Imported from TEMPO2 observatories.dat 2021 June 7.

50.9794N, 11.7101E

Yes
de603hba

(tblfrhba)

The Low-Frequency Array (LOFAR) high-band antenna (HBA) at Tautenburg, Germany.

Imported from TEMPO2 observatories.dat 2021 June 7.

50.9794N, 11.7101E

Yes
de603lba

(tblfrlba)

The Low-Frequency Array (LOFAR) low-band antenna (LBA) at Tautenburg, Germany.

Imported from TEMPO2 observatories.dat 2021 June 7.

50.9793N, 11.7113E

Yes
de603lbh

(tblfrlbh)

The Low-Frequency Array (LOFAR) low-band antenna (LBA) at Tautenburg, Germany.

Imported from TEMPO2 observatories.dat 2021 June 7.

50.9793N, 11.7113E

Yes
de604

(polfr)

The Low-Frequency Array (LOFAR) high-band antenna (HBA) at Bornim, Germany.

Imported from TEMPO2 observatories.dat 2021 June 7.

52.4379N, 13.0165E

Yes
de604hba

(polfrhba)

The Low-Frequency Array (LOFAR) high-band antenna (HBA) at Bornim, Germany.

Imported from TEMPO2 observatories.dat 2021 June 7.

52.4379N, 13.0165E

Yes
de604lba

(polfrlba)

The Low-Frequency Array (LOFAR) low-band antenna (LBA) at Bornim, Germany.

Imported from TEMPO2 observatories.dat 2021 June 7.

52.4385N, 13.0163E

Yes
de604lbh

(polfrlbh)

The Low-Frequency Array (LOFAR) low-band antenna (LBA) at Bornim, Germany.

Imported from TEMPO2 observatories.dat 2021 June 7.

52.4385N, 13.0163E

Yes
de605

(julfr)

The Low-Frequency Array (LOFAR) high-band antenna (HBA) at Jülich, Germany.

Imported from TEMPO2 observatories.dat 2021 June 7.

50.8973N, 6.4234E

Yes
de605hba

(julfrhba)

The Low-Frequency Array (LOFAR) high-band antenna (HBA) at Jülich, Germany.

Imported from TEMPO2 observatories.dat 2021 June 7.

50.8973N, 6.4234E

Yes
de605lba

(julfrlba)

The Low-Frequency Array (LOFAR) low-band antenna (LBA) at Jülich, Germany.

Imported from TEMPO2 observatories.dat 2021 June 7.

50.8973N, 6.4234E

Yes
de605lbh

(julfrlbh)

The Low-Frequency Array (LOFAR) low-band antenna (LBA) at Jülich, Germany.

Imported from TEMPO2 observatories.dat 2021 June 7.

50.8973N, 6.4234E

Yes
de609

(ndlfr)

The Low-Frequency Array (LOFAR) high-band antenna (HBA) at Norderstedt, Germany.

Imported from TEMPO2 observatories.dat 2021 June 7.

53.6985N, 9.9687E

Yes
de609hba

(ndlfrhba)

The Low-Frequency Array (LOFAR) high-band antenna (HBA) at Norderstedt, Germany.

Imported from TEMPO2 observatories.dat 2021 June 7.

53.6985N, 9.9687E

Yes
de609lba

(ndlfrlba)

The Low-Frequency Array (LOFAR) low-band antenna (LBA) at Norderstedt, Germany.

Imported from TEMPO2 observatories.dat 2021 June 7.

53.6985N, 9.9698E

Yes
de609lbh

(ndlfrlbh)

The Low-Frequency Array (LOFAR) low-band antenna (LBA) at Norderstedt, Germany.

Imported from TEMPO2 observatories.dat 2021 June 7.

53.6985N, 9.9698E

Yes
defford Defford.

Part of MERLIN. Imported from TEMPO2 observatories.dat 2021 June 7.

52.1008N, 2.1431W

Yes
drao

(dr)

The Dominion Radio Astronomical Observatory (DRAO).

The origin of this data is unknown.

49.3215N, 119.6200W

Yes
dss_43

(tid43)

Tidbinbilla Deep Space Network.

Imported from TEMPO2 observatories.dat 2021 June 7.

35.4025S, 148.9813E

Yes
effelsberg

(eff, ef, g)

The Effelsberg radio telescope.

These are the coordinates used for VLBI as of March 2020 (MJD 58919). They are based on a fiducial position at MJD 56658 plus a (continental) drift velocity of [-0.0144, 0.0167, 0.0106] m/yr. This data was obtained from Ben Perera in September 2021.

50.5248N, 6.8836E

eff2gps.clk

Yes
effelsberg_asterix

(effix)

The Effelsberg Radio Telescope with the Asterix backend.

Imported from TEMPO2 observatories.dat 2021 June 7.

50.5248N, 6.8836E

effix2gps.clk

Yes
effelsberg_pre_2021 The Effelsberg radio telescope (pre-2021).

The origin of this data is unknown but as of 2021 June 8 it agrees exactly with the values used by TEMPO and TEMPO2.

50.5248N, 6.8836E

eff2gps.clk

Yes
fast

(fa, k)

The FAST radio telescope in China.

Origin of this data is unknown but as of 2021 June 8 it agrees exactly with the TEMPO value and disagrees by about 17 km with the TEMPO2 value.

25.6529N, 106.8567E

time_fast.dat

Yes
fi609

(filfr)

The Low-Frequency Array (LOFAR) high-band antenna (HBA) at Kilpisjärvi, Finland.

Imported from TEMPO2 observatories.dat 2021 June 7.

69.0710N, 20.7610E

Yes
fi609hba

(filfrhba)

The Low-Frequency Array (LOFAR) high-band antenna (HBA) at Kilpisjärvi, Finland.

Imported from TEMPO2 observatories.dat 2021 June 7.

69.0710N, 20.7610E

Yes
fi609lba

(filfrlba)

The Low-Frequency Array (LOFAR) low-band antenna (LBA) at Kilpisjärvi, Finland.

Imported from TEMPO2 observatories.dat 2021 June 7.

69.0707N, 20.7621E

Yes
fi609lbh

(filfrlbh)

The Low-Frequency Array (LOFAR) low-band antenna (LBA) at Kilpisjärvi, Finland.

Imported from TEMPO2 observatories.dat 2021 June 7.

69.0707N, 20.7621E

Yes
fr606

(frlfr)

The Low-Frequency Array (LOFAR) high-band antenna (HBA) at Nançay, France.

Imported from TEMPO2 observatories.dat 2021 June 7.

47.3755N, 2.1925E

Yes
fr606hba

(frlfrhba)

The Low-Frequency Array (LOFAR) high-band antenna (HBA) at Nançay, France.

Imported from TEMPO2 observatories.dat 2021 June 7.

47.3755N, 2.1925E

Yes
fr606lba

(frlfrlba)

The Low-Frequency Array (LOFAR) low-band antenna (LBA) at Nançay, France.

Imported from TEMPO2 observatories.dat 2021 June 7.

47.3759N, 2.1934E

Yes
fr606lbh

(frlfrlbh)

The Low-Frequency Array (LOFAR) low-band antenna (LBA) at Nançay, France.

Imported from TEMPO2 observatories.dat 2021 June 7.

47.3759N, 2.1934E

Yes
gb140

(g1, a)

The Green Bank 140-foot telescope.

Note that PINT used to accept ‘G1’ as an alias for the GEO600 gravitational-wave observatory but that conflicted with what TEMPO accepted for this telescope so that has been removed. Imported from TEMPO2 observatories.dat 2021 June 7.

38.4376N, 79.8360W

time_gb140.dat

Yes
gb300

(g3, 9)

The Green Bank 300-foot telescope.

Imported from TEMPO2 observatories.dat 2021 June 7.

38.4295N, 79.8490W

Yes
gb853

(g8, b)

The Green Bank 85-3 telescope.

Imported from TEMPO2 observatories.dat 2021 June 7.

38.4294N, 79.8436W

time_gb853.dat

Yes
gb_20m_xyz

(g2)

Green Bank Observatory 20m.

Imported from TEMPO obsys.dat 2021 June 8.

38.4369N, 79.8255W

Yes
gbt

(gb, 1)

The Robert C. Byrd Green Bank Telescope.

This data was obtained by Joe Swiggum from Ryan Lynch in 2021 September.

38.4331N, 79.8398W

time_gbt.dat

Yes
gbt_pre_2021 The Robert C. Byrd Green Bank Telescope (pre-2021).

The origin of this data is unknown but as of 2021 June 8 it agrees exactly with the values used by TEMPO and TEMPO2.

38.4331N, 79.8398W

time_gbt.dat

Yes
geo600

(geohf)

The GEO600 gravitational-wave observatory.

Note that PINT used to list ‘G1’ as an alias for this telescope, but TEMPO accepts ‘G1’ as an alias for the Green Bank 140-foot telescope, so it was removed here. Origin of this data is unknown but as of 2021 June 8 this value agrees exactly with the value used by TEMPO2.

52.2451N, 9.8072E

Yes
geocenter

(coe, geo, 0, o, geo_nogps)

Built-in special location.

90.0000N, 0.0000E

No
geocenter_gps

(coe_gps, geo_gps)

Built-in special location.

90.0000N, 0.0000E

Yes
gmrt

(r, gm)

The Giant Metre-wave Radio Telescope (GMRT).

The origin of this data is unknown but as of 2021 June 8 it agrees exactly with the values used by TEMPO and TEMPO2. GMRT does not need clock files as the data is recorded against UTC(gps).

19.0930N, 74.0566E

Yes
goldstone

(gs)

Deep Space Network at Goldstone.

Imported from TEMPO2 observatories.dat 2021 June 7.

35.4259N, 116.8895W

Yes
grao

(grao)

Ghana Radio Astronomy Observatory.

Imported from TEMPO2 observatories.dat 2021 June 7.

5.7507N, 0.3050W

Yes
hamburg

Imported from TEMPO2 observatories.dat 2021 June 7. As of 2023-11-01 this shows up in Poland.

52.0420N, 16.6313E

Yes
hartebeesthoek

(hart)

Hartebeesthoek Radio Astronomy Observatory.

Imported from TEMPO2 observatories.dat 2021 June 7.

25.8898S, 27.6854E

Yes
hawc High Altitude Water Cherenkov Experiment (HAWC).

Coordinates provided (as geodetic coordinates : 18:59:41.63 N, 97:18:27.39 W, 4096 m) by the spokesperson Ke Fang on behalf of the HAWC Collabotation, 2023 April 21.

18.9949N, 97.3076W

Yes
hess The High Energy Stereoscopic System (HESS).

An Imaging Atmospheric Cherenkov Telescope. These coordinates are provided (from geodetic coordinates : lat = 23°16’18’’S, lon = 16°30’00’’E at 1800m asl) by the Maxime Regeard and Arache Djannati-Atai on behalf of the H.E.S.S. Collabotation, 2023 January 18.

23.2717S, 16.5000E

Yes
hobart

(4, ho)

Mt Pleasant Radio Observatory in Hobart, Tasmania.

Origin of this data is unknown but as of 2021 June 8 this value agrees exactly with the value used by TEMPO2 and TEMPO.

42.8050S, 147.4392E

Yes
iar1 Argentine Institute for Radio Astronomy Telescope 1.

Imported from TEMPO2 observatories.dat 2021 June 7.

34.8664S, 58.1399W

Yes
iar2 Argentine Institute for Radio Astronomy Telescope 2.

Argentine Institute for Radio Astronomy. Imported from TEMPO2 observatories.dat 2021 June 7.

34.8675S, 58.1398W

Yes
jb_42ft

(jb42)

42ft telescope at Jodrell Bank Observatory.

Imported from TEMPO2 observatories.dat 2021 June 7.

53.2363N, 2.3051W

Yes
jb_mkii

(jbmk2, j2, h)

The Mark II telescope at Jodrell Bank Observatory.

Imported from TEMPO2 observatories.dat 2021 June 7.

53.2340N, 2.3039W

Yes
jb_mkii_dfb

(jbmk2dfb)

The Mark II telescope at Jodrell Bank Observatory with the DFB backend.

Imported from TEMPO2 observatories.dat 2021 June 7.

53.2340N, 2.3039W

Yes
jb_mkii_rch

(jbmk2roach)

The Mark II telescope at Jodrell Bank Observatory with the Roach backend.

Imported from TEMPO2 observatories.dat 2021 June 7.

53.2340N, 2.3039W

Yes
jbafb

(jboafb)

The Lovell telescope at Jodrell Bank with the AFB backend.

These are the coordinates used for VLBI as of March 2020 (MJD 58919). They are based on a fiducial position at MJD 50449 plus a (continental) drift velocity of [-0.0117, 0.0170, 0.0093] m/yr. This data was obtained from Ben Perera in September 2021. This data is for the AFB instrument - This doesn’t require any clock corrections.

53.2365N, 2.3086W

Yes
jbdfb

(jbodfb)

The Lovell telescope at Jodrell Bank with the DFB backend.

These are the coordinates used for VLBI as of March 2020 (MJD 58919). They are based on a fiducial position at MJD 50449 plus a (continental) drift velocity of [-0.0117, 0.0170, 0.0093] m/yr. This data was obtained from Ben Perera in September 2021. This data is for the DFB instrument - a different clock file is required for this instrument to accommodate recorded instrumental delays.

53.2365N, 2.3086W

jbdfb2jb.clk

jb2gps.clk

Yes
jbroach

(jboroach)

The Lovell telescope at Jodrell Bank with the Roach backend.

These are the coordinates used for VLBI as of March 2020 (MJD 58919). They are based on a fiducial position at MJD 50449 plus a (continental) drift velocity of [-0.0117, 0.0170, 0.0093] m/yr. This data was obtained from Ben Perera in September 2021. This data is for the Roach instrument - a different clock file is required for this instrument to accommodate recorded instrumental delays.

53.2365N, 2.3086W

jbroach2jb.clk

jb2gps.clk

Yes
jodrell

(jb, 8)

The Lovell telescope at Jodrell Bank.

These are the coordinates used for VLBI as of March 2020 (MJD 58919). They are based on a fiducial position at MJD 50449 plus a (continental) drift velocity of [-0.0117, 0.0170, 0.0093] m/yr. This data was obtained from Ben Perera in September 2021. Note that any actual instrument - DFB, Roach, AFB - requires a different observatory code to obtain the correct clock files.

53.2365N, 2.3086W

jb2gps.clk

Yes
jodrell_pre_2021 The Lovell telescope at Jodrell Bank (pre-2021).

The origin of this data is unknown but as of 2021 June 8 it agrees exactly with the values used by TEMPO and TEMPO2.

53.2365N, 2.3086W

jb2gps.clk

Yes
jodrellm4

(jbm4)

The Mark IV telescope at Jodrell Bank Observatory.

Imported from TEMPO2 observatories.dat 2021 June 7.

53.2369N, 2.3072W

Yes
kagra

(k1, lcgt)

The KAGRA gravitational-wave observatory.

Origin of this data is unknown but as of 2021 June 8 this value agrees exactly with the value used by TEMPO2.

36.4119N, 137.3060E

Yes
kat-7

(k7)

KAT-7.

Imported from TEMPO2 observatories.dat 2021 June 7.

30.7214S, 21.4106E

Yes
knockin Knockin.

Part of MERLIN. Imported from TEMPO2 observatories.dat 2021 June 7.

52.7906N, 2.9958W

Yes
la_palma

(lapalma, lap)

La Palma observatory in the Canary Islands.

Note that as of 2021 June 8 TEMPO2’s position for this observatory lists it as somewhere in central Pakistan, exactly 90 degrees to the east of this position.

28.7621N, 17.8900W

Yes
leap

(leap)

The Large European Array for Pulsars.

This is the same as the position of the Effelsberg radio telescope. Imported from TEMPO2 observatories.dat 2021 June 7.

50.5248N, 6.8836E

leap2effix.clk

effix2gps.clk

Yes
lho

(h1, hanford)

The LIGO Hanford gravitational-wave observatory.

Origin of this data is unknown but as of 2021 June 8 this value agrees exactly with the value used by TEMPO2.

46.4551N, 119.4077W

Yes
llo

(livingston, l1)

The LIGO Livingston gravitational-wave observatory.

Origin of this data is unknown but as of 2021 June 8 this value agrees exactly with the value used by TEMPO2.

30.5629N, 90.7742W

Yes
lofar

(t, lf)

The Dutch Low-Frequency Array (LOFAR).

Note that other TEMPO codes have been used for this telescope. Imported from TEMPO2 observatories.dat 2021 June 7.

52.9151N, 6.8698E

Yes
lst Large Size Telescope Cherenkov facility.

Origin of this data is unknown.

28.7614N, 17.8914W

Yes
lwa1

(lw, x)

The Long Wavelength Array (LWA) in New Mexico.

Origin of this data is unknown but as of 2021 June 8 this value agrees exactly with the value used by TEMPO2 but disagrees with the value used by TEMPO by about 125 m.

34.0689N, 107.6277W

Yes
lwa_sv

(lwasv, ls)

Long Wavelength Array (LWA) at Sevilleta.

Imported from TEMPO2 observatories.dat 2021 June 7.

34.3520N, 106.8820W

Yes
magic MAGIC Florian Goebel Telescopes.

A ground-based gamma-ray telescope. Origin of this data is unknown.

28.7621N, 17.8900W

Yes
meerkat

(m, mk)

MeerKAT.

For MeerKAT when used in timing mode. The origin of this data is unknown but as of 2021 June 8 it agrees exactly with the values used by TEMPO and TEMPO2.

30.7111S, 21.4439E

mk2utc_observatory.clk

Yes
mkiii

(jbmk3)

The Mark III telescope at Jodrell Bank Observatory.

Imported from TEMPO2 observatories.dat 2021 June 7. However, it is likely incorrect (shows up as north of Greenland).

85.3005N, 24.3806W

Yes
most

(e, mo)

The Molonglo Observatory Synthesis Telescope (MOST).

Origin of this data is unknown but as of 2021 June 8 this value agrees exactly with the value used by TEMPO2.

35.3707S, 149.4247E

mo2gps.clk

Yes
mwa

(u, mw)

The Murchison Widefield Array (MWA).

Origin of this data is unknown but as of 2021 June 8 this value agrees exactly with the value used by TEMPO2 and TEMPO.

26.7033S, 116.6708E

Yes
nancay

(nc, f, ncy)

The Nançay radio telescope.

The origin of this data is unknown but as of 2021 June 8 it agrees exactly with the values used by TEMPO and TEMPO2. This telescope appears to require zero clock corrections to GPS.

47.3736N, 2.1975E

Yes
nanshan

(ns)

Nanshan Radio Telescope.

At the Xinjiang Astronomical Observatory. Imported from TEMPO2 observatories.dat 2021 June 7.

43.4715N, 87.1781E

Yes
narrabri

(atca)

Australia Telescope Compact Array (ATCA).

Imported from TEMPO2 observatories.dat 2021 June 7.

30.3129S, 149.5791E

Yes
ncyobs

(nuppi, w)

The Nançay radio telescope with the NUPPI back-end.

The origin of this data is unknown but as of 2021 June 8 it agrees exactly with the values used by TEMPO and TEMPO2.

47.3736N, 2.1975E

ncyobs2obspm.clk

obspm2gps.clk

Yes
northern_cross

(d, bo)

Northern Cross Radio Telescope.

Imported from TEMPO obsys.dat 2021 June 8.

44.5218N, 11.6468E

Yes
op

(obspm)

The Nançay radio telescope.

Imported from TEMPO2 observatories.dat 2021 June 7.

47.3736N, 2.1975E

Yes
ort

(or)

The Ooty Radio Telescope (ORT).

Coordinates provided by Jaikhomba Singha on 25 Jan 2023. ORT does not need clock files as the data is recorded against UTC(gps).

11.3834N, 76.6662E

Yes
parkes

(7, pks, pk)

The Parkes (Murriyang) radio telescope.

The origin of this data is unknown but as of 2021 June 8 it agrees exactly with the values used by TEMPO and TEMPO2.

32.9984S, 148.2635E

pks2gps.clk

Yes
pico_veleta

(v, pv)

Observatorio Pico Veleta.

Imported from TEMPO2 observatories.dat 2021 June 7. Fixed signed of y coordinate on 2023 Nov 6 along with M. Keith in tempo2 to make location sensible.

37.0662N, 3.3927W

Yes
princeton

(5, pr)

Princeton University.

Imported from TEMPO2 observatories.dat 2021 June 7.

40.3466N, 74.6483W

Yes
ps1

(ps, p)

Pan-STARRS.

Origin of this data is unknown.

20.7155N, 156.1690W

Yes
quabbin

(qu, 2)

Five College Radio Astronomy Observatory.

Imported from TEMPO obsys.dat 2021 June 8.

42.3926N, 72.3446W

Yes
se607

(onlfr)

The Low-Frequency Array (LOFAR) high-band antenna (HBA) at Onsala, Sweden.

Imported from TEMPO2 observatories.dat 2021 June 7.

57.3988N, 11.9309E

Yes
se607hba

(onlfrhba)

The Low-Frequency Array (LOFAR) high-band antenna (HBA) at Onsala, Sweden.

Imported from TEMPO2 observatories.dat 2021 June 7.

57.3988N, 11.9309E

Yes
se607lba

(onlfrlba)

The Low-Frequency Array (LOFAR) low-band antenna (LBA) at Onsala, Sweden.

Imported from TEMPO2 observatories.dat 2021 June 7.

57.3988N, 11.9297E

Yes
se607lbh

(onlfrlbh)

The Low-Frequency Array (LOFAR) low-band antenna (LBA) at Onsala, Sweden.

Imported from TEMPO2 observatories.dat 2021 June 7.

57.3988N, 11.9297E

Yes
shao

(s, sh)

Shanghai Astronomical Observatory.

Imported from TEMPO2 observatories.dat 2021 June 7.

31.0921N, 121.1361E

Yes
srt

(z, sr)

Sardinia Radio Telescope.

Imported from TEMPO2 observatories.dat 2021 June 7.

39.4931N, 9.2452E

Yes
stl_geo

(spacecraft, stl_geo)

Built-in special location.

No
tabley

(pickmere)

Pickmere.

Part of MERLIN. Imported from TEMPO2 observatories.dat 2021 June 7.

53.2891N, 2.4440W

Yes
uao

(ns)

Urumqi Astronomical Observatory.

At the Xinjiang Astronomical Observatory. Imported from TEMPO2 observatories.dat 2021 June 7.

43.4715N, 87.1781E

Yes
uk608

(uklfr)

The Low-Frequency Array (LOFAR) high-band antenna (HBA) at Chilbolton, UK.

Imported from TEMPO2 observatories.dat 2021 June 7.

51.1435N, 1.4345W

Yes
uk608hba

(uklfrhba)

The Low-Frequency Array (LOFAR) high-band antenna (HBA) at Chilbolton, UK.

Imported from TEMPO2 observatories.dat 2021 June 7.

51.1435N, 1.4345W

Yes
uk608lba

(uklfrlba)

The Low-Frequency Array (LOFAR) low-band antenna (LBA) at Chilbolton, UK.

Imported from TEMPO2 observatories.dat 2021 June 7.

51.1438N, 1.4335W

Yes
uk608lbh

(uklfrlbh)

The Low-Frequency Array (LOFAR) low-band antenna (LBA) at Chilbolton, UK.

Imported from TEMPO2 observatories.dat 2021 June 7.

51.1438N, 1.4335W

Yes
utr-2

(utr2)

Giant Ukrainian Radio Telescope.

Imported from TEMPO2 observatories.dat 2021 June 7.

49.6382N, 36.9414E

Yes
virgo

(v1)

The VIRGO gravitational-wave observatory.

Origin of this data is unknown but as of 2021 June 8 this value agrees exactly with the value used by TEMPO2.

43.6314N, 10.5045E

Yes
vla

(vl, 6, jvla)

The Jansky Very Large Array (VLA).

The origin of this data is unknown but as of 2021 June 8 it agrees exactly with the values used by TEMPO and TEMPO2.

34.0788N, 107.6184W

time_vla.dat

Yes
vla_site

(v2, c)

The Jansky Very Large Array (VLA) site.

Imported from TEMPO obsys.dat 2021 June 8.

34.0787N, 107.6177W

Yes
warkworth_12m

(wark12m)

Warkwork 12m Radio Telescope.

Imported from TEMPO2 observatories.dat 2021 June 7.

36.4348S, 174.6633E

Yes
warkworth_30m

(wark30m)

Warkwork 30m Radio Telescope.

Imported from TEMPO2 observatories.dat 2021 June 7.

36.4332S, 174.6629E

Yes
wsrt

(ws, we, i)

The Westerbork Synthesis Radio Telescope (WSRT).

Note that different letters have been used in the past to indicate this telescope. The origin of this data is unknown but as of 2021 June 8 it agrees exactly with the values used by TEMPO and TEMPO2.

52.9153N, 6.6333E

wsrt2gps.clk

Yes