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Telescope Structures: An Evolutionary Overview
Author(s): Aden B. Meinel; Marjorie P. Meinel
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Paper Abstract

Telescope structures are described, beginning with Galileo's hand-held telescope, and continuing the evolution to the modern Multi-Mirror Telescope, to the Keck Telescope now being built, and to the Large Deployable Telescope of tomorrow.

Paper Details

Date Published: 3 June 1987
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 0748, Structural Mechanics of Optical Systems II, (3 June 1987); doi: 10.1117/12.939810
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Aden B. Meinel, California Institute of Technology (United States)
Marjorie P. Meinel, California Institute of Technology (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0748:
Structural Mechanics of Optical Systems II
Alson E. Hatheway, Editor(s)

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