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Steward Observatory Mirror Lab Awarded Contract for Large Synoptic Survey Telescope Mirror

01/15/2005 12:00AM

Steward Observatory Mirror Lab Awarded Contract for Large Synoptic Survey Telescope Mirror

This scope will employ an unusual triple mirror design...


Comments:

Does it mean an end to amateur comet discovering once it is up ?
  • Spartan [Eric Pellegrini]
  • 01/18/2005 03:25PM
The chances of finding a comet before that thing does is going to be like winning the lottery.


  • mmayda [Michael Mayda]
  • 01/26/2005 06:43PM
Current mirror configuration design is at:<br><br>http://www.lsst.org/Images/images/Isometric_light_path_150dpi.jpg<br><br>Lot of other info there as well...<br><br>Mike