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Support of large borosilicate honeycomb mirrors
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Paper Abstract

This paper will describe and discuss the methods which are being developed to support the large borosilicate honeycomb mirrors from the Steward Observatory Mirror Lab which are being used in the MMT 6.5 m conversion and the Large Binocular Telescope. The technique is similar to previous work carried out for the 3.5 m Phillips Lab mirror support.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 June 1994
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 2199, Advanced Technology Optical Telescopes V, (1 June 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.176238
Show Author Affiliations
Peter M. Gray, Univ. of Arizona Steward Observatory (United States)
John M. Hill, Univ. of Arizona (United States)
Warren B. Davison, Univ. of Arizona Steward Observatory (United States)
Shawn P. Callahan, Univ. of Arizona MMT Observatory (United States)
Joseph T. Williams, Univ. of Arizona (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2199:
Advanced Technology Optical Telescopes V
Larry M. Stepp, Editor(s)

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