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Conceptual Design Of An 18m Aperture Multi-Mirror Telescope
Author(s): Brian Mack
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Paper Abstract

The conceptual design of the Multi-Mirror 18m aperture telescope is now well advanced. The experience gained on the design of the 4.2m Altazimuth telescope now in the final stages of manufacture at Grubb Parsons of Newcastle-upon-Tyne has enabled the design team at the royal Greenwich Observatory to include in the MMT concept a number of features which influence the overall cost of the Astronomical Installation. These features are described and compared to the conventional design of telescope

Paper Details

Date Published: 3 November 1983
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 0444, Advanced Technology Optical Telescopes II, (3 November 1983); doi: 10.1117/12.937952
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Brian Mack, Royal Greenwich Observatory (England)


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

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