5 July 2000 The Magdalena Ridge Observatory: a look ahead
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The Magdalena Ridge Observatory project has received first- year funding to complete planning and environmental work. The observatory will have three 2.4-meter telescopes that can be used individually for conventional single-telescope projects or linked to do interferometry. The layout of the observatory will allow fixed east-west baselines as long as 75 meters and may include one telescope that can be moved north-south 100 meters or more to improve coverage in the u- v plane.
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David J. Westpfahl, David J. Westpfahl, Gary C. Loos, Gary C. Loos, Van D. Romero, Van D. Romero, Jeffrey Foster Friedman, Jeffrey Foster Friedman, } "The Magdalena Ridge Observatory: a look ahead", Proc. SPIE 4006, Interferometry in Optical Astronomy, (5 July 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.390199; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.390199


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