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Status of the Magellan Project
Author(s): Marinus J. de Jonge
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Paper Abstract

The status of the Magellan Project is discussed in detail with overall planning, cost, and manpower. The progress of the manufacturing of various telescope components, the work on the site, and the preparation of contracts are described. In particular the enclosure, the buildings and the telescope mount are shown in detail. Present plans concerning the telescope control system and the future operation are mentioned.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 June 1994
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 2199, Advanced Technology Optical Telescopes V, (1 June 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.176200
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Marinus J. de Jonge, Observatories of the Carnegie Institution of Washington (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2199:
Advanced Technology Optical Telescopes V
Larry M. Stepp, Editor(s)

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