26 East is a 26-m (85 foot) diameter dish radio telescope. The focus of the telescope is about 18 meters (60 feet) in front of the dish. At the focus are several radiofrequency feeds to detect 21-cm radio waves, 6 cm radio waves, and one that is being developed to detect 327 MHz radiofrequency signals from pulsars.
The 26-E radio telescope is located at
Latitude: 35 deg 11.978 min N
Longitude: 82 deg 52.279 min W
Altitude: 870 meters (2855 feet)