Latitude: 67° 51' 38" N Longitude: 20° 26' 5" E
Area use / Military Branches: Active
European Incoherent Scatter Scientific Association (EISCAT).
Financed and operated by research institutes and research councils of Norway, Sweden, Finland, Japan, China and the UK. EISCAT studies the interaction between the Sun and the Earth as revealed by disturbances in the ionosphere and magnetosphere.
The radar has also been tested for space debris tracking and were proven capable of statistical observations of Low-Earth orbit (LEO) debris (altitudes of 500 to 1500 km) down to 2 cm in size.
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