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Green Bank Telescope: an overview
Author(s): Felix J. Lockman
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Paper Abstract

The Green Bank Telescope, now under construction at the National Radio Astronomy Observatory in Green Bank, WV, will be the world's largest fully-steerable telescope upon its completion in 1999. This article describes the general features of the telescope including its site, optics, surface, expected performance, and some of the areas of astronomy to which it will contribute.

Paper Details

Date Published: 31 July 1998
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 3357, Advanced Technology MMW, Radio, and Terahertz Telescopes, (31 July 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.317396
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Felix J. Lockman, National Radio Astronomy Observatory (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3357:
Advanced Technology MMW, Radio, and Terahertz Telescopes
Thomas G. Phillips, Editor(s)

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