3 November 1983 Proposed 3-M Alt-Az Telescope As The Japanese Next Large Telescope
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We are considering to have a series of telescopes in this century. As a goal, it is thought that a new technology telescope with a effective diameter over 10-m will be built at the best site with high altitude. As the first step, design works for the 3-m alt-az telescope are started by some helps of various observatories in U.S.A and Europe. This telescope will have a 3-m primary mirror with honeycomb structure and short focal length (F/2). We expect that these efforts together with others are essential to building of very large telescopes and will make them with substantial cost reduction.
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Syuzo Isobe, Syuzo Isobe, Shiro Nishimura, Shiro Nishimura, Minoru Shimizu, Minoru Shimizu, "Proposed 3-M Alt-Az Telescope As The Japanese Next Large Telescope", Proc. SPIE 0444, Advanced Technology Optical Telescopes II, (3 November 1983); doi: 10.1117/12.937951; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.937951
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