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Technical description of the U.K. large telescope

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The UK is currently developing an 8m optical/infrared telescope in a Phase A program which started in October 1988. The design studies will be completed in September 1990 when a report will be submitted to the Science and Engineering Research Council for approval. This paper describes the telecope facility and briefly outlines the Phase A design studies. The technical effort during the Phase A has concentrated on aspects that require design efforts to prove technical feasibility, and on desig...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MPLS, Physics, Astrophysics
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Publ by Int Soc for Optical Engineering
Journal:
Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering
Volume:
1236 pt 1
Pages:
26-40
Publication date:
1990-01-01
ISSN:
0277-786X
URN:
uuid:597a69df-6c99-4b39-805f-59c7b13983ac
Source identifiers:
367605
Local pid:
pubs:367605
Language:
English

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