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A View In The Mirror--Or Through The Looking Glass
Author(s): Aden B. Meinel; Marjorie P. Meinel
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Paper Abstract

We briefly discuss the development of optical telescopes from the age of astrology to those of today and the future. We include the rationale for changes in the design of telescopes during this time. We also discuss the cost drivers and how to reduce them.

Paper Details

Date Published: 21 February 1986
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 0571, Large Optics Technology, (21 February 1986); doi: 10.1117/12.950367
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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. 0571:
Large Optics Technology
Gregory M. Sanger, Editor(s)

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