Skypipe Charts of our Galactic Background Radiation
Showing Movement of the Galactic Hump Over Time


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The Galactic background is noise generated by our galaxy that we can detect and listen to with our amateur radio telescopes and visualize in our Skypipe charts. The five Skypipe charts are shown below for further study. As you can see, as days and months pass by the galactic hump (an increase in noise temperature) (Above the Blue Arrow) moves to a different time. Each chart represents a 24 hour (one day) period from left to right. The movement is the same movement that we see when observing the Milky Way (our galaxy) in the night sky over the same period of weeks and months.

The Galactic hump, the center of our galaxy, moves approximately 2 hours earlier each month.

The Skypipe charts are from a Radio Jove R1.1 receiver and dual dipoles. The frequency is 20.1 MHz.

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The Galactic hump, the center of our galaxy, moves approximately 2 hours earlier each month.
Sagittarius is at almost the exact center of our galaxy.
Below is a link to a table of Sagittarius Meridian Transit Times.

Link: Sagittarius Meridian Transit Table
(NOTE: See the link above for details on reading this table..





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