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3 June 1987 Telescope Structures: An Evolutionary Overview
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Proceedings Volume 0748, Structural Mechanics of Optical Systems II; (1987) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.939810
Event: OE LASE'87 and EO Imaging Symposium, 1987, Los Angeles, CA, United States
Abstract
Telescope structures are described, beginning with Galileo's hand-held telescope, and continuing the evolution to the modern Multi-Mirror Telescope, to the Keck Telescope now being built, and to the Large Deployable Telescope of tomorrow.
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Aden B. Meinel and Marjorie P. Meinel "Telescope Structures: An Evolutionary Overview", Proc. SPIE 0748, Structural Mechanics of Optical Systems II, (3 June 1987); https://doi.org/10.1117/12.939810
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