23 August 1983 The 15-Meter National New Technology Telescope-A Progress Report
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Abstract
A brief review of current technical activities related to the 15-Meter NNTT is given along with a listing of tentative design goals specified by astronomers. A general comparison is made of filled versus unfilled aperture characteristics. These characteristics will influence the final NNTT concept selection to be made in 1983 between a Segmented Mirror-Telescope (SMT) and a Multiple-Mirror-Telescope (MMT).
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L. D. Barr, L. D. Barr, } "The 15-Meter National New Technology Telescope-A Progress Report", Proc. SPIE 0365, Adaptive Optics Systems and Technology, (23 August 1983); doi: 10.1117/12.934195; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.934195
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