MERLIN radio telescope, Pickmere
Pickmere shown within Cheshire
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|Unitary authority||Cheshire East|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|EU Parliament||North West England|
Pickmere is a village and civil parish near Knutsford in the Borough of Cheshire East. It has a population of 541. Landmarks in and around the village include a lake, Pick Mere, at grid reference .
Pickmere is home to one of the radio telescopes that make up the Jodrell Bank MERLIN (Multi-Element Radio Linked Interferometer Network) radio telescope array linking six observing stations that together form a powerful telescope with an effective aperture of over 217 kilometres.
- Office for National Statistics : Census 2001 : Parish Headcounts : Macclesfield Retrieved 2009-12-01
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