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Proposed 3-M Alt-Az Telescope As The Japanese Next Large Telescope
Author(s): Syuzo Isobe; Shiro Nishimura; Minoru Shimizu
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Paper Abstract

We are considering to have a series of telescopes in this century. As a goal, it is thought that a new technology telescope with a effective diameter over 10-m will be built at the best site with high altitude. As the first step, design works for the 3-m alt-az telescope are started by some helps of various observatories in U.S.A and Europe. This telescope will have a 3-m primary mirror with honeycomb structure and short focal length (F/2). We expect that these efforts together with others are essential to building of very large telescopes and will make them with substantial cost reduction.

Paper Details

Date Published: 3 November 1983
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 0444, Advanced Technology Optical Telescopes II, (3 November 1983); doi: 10.1117/12.937951
Show Author Affiliations
Syuzo Isobe, University of Tokyo (Japan)
Shiro Nishimura, University of Tokyo (Japan)
Minoru Shimizu, University of Tokyo (Japan)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0444:
Advanced Technology Optical Telescopes II
Lawrence D. Barr; Brian Mack, Editor(s)

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