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An Overview Of Optical Telescope Technology
Author(s): Aden B. Meinel; Marjorie P. Meinel
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Paper Abstract

Telescopes had tended to follow established designs until costs made it essential to look toward significant departures from conventional designs. Attempts to introduce some new concepts were without success until the MMT broke the established pattern. Now several new possibilities are being engineered for the very large telescopes of the future.

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Date Published: 22 October 1985
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 0542, Optical Fabrication & Testing Workshop, (22 October 1985); doi: 10.1117/12.948156
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Aden B. Meinel, University of Arizona (United States)
Marjorie P. Meinel, University of Arizona (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0542:
Optical Fabrication & Testing Workshop
Robin S. McDowell, Editor(s)

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