That's the hard work!

The Radio telescope is located on the way between Roche-Noires and Poste de Flacq. It is in the forest of Bras d'eau (wild-bird sanctuary),which has a huge orchard of mangoes !!! But it has also a few nice birds (even one endemic one) and a few rare plants.

The above image is an aerial view of part of the array with the center of the T.

A helical antenna. We are using 1024 of these in EW arm and 64 of these in the Southern arm

A view of the Observatory building along with part of the EW arm