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SETI from the Moon: Avoiding Radio Pollution for Future Radio-Astronomy

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Because of the ever increasing human-made radio frequency interference (RFI), we propose to IAU a Resolution for protecting the well singled out lunar farside 100 km diameter SAHA crater from any future RFI for the scientific benefit of the coming decades high-sensitivity radioastronomy at large. Immediate and pragmatic action is strongly recommended. Our strategy, different from the ones of a recent ITU Recommendation, could increase our bargaining possibilities.

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  • Radio Frequency Interference
  • Radio Observatory
  • Pristine Environment
  • Scientific Benefit
  • Radio Frequency Band

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Heidmann, J. (1998). SETI from the Moon: Avoiding Radio Pollution for Future Radio-Astronomy. In: Andersen, J. (eds) Highlights of Astronomy. International Astronomical Union / Union Astronomique Internationale, vol 11B. Springer, Dordrecht. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-011-4778-1_119

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