Mt Wilson celebrates 100-inch telescope’s 100th birthday

To celebrate more than one hundred years of exploring the universe at Mt. Wilson Observatory, SPIE has made the following seven historical articles open access for the month of November. For more information about current and future telescope projects, see what's happening at the 2018 SPIE Astronomical Telescopes + Instrumentation symposium.

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Optical diameters of stars measured with the Mt. Wilson Mark III interferometer

Richard Simon et al. (Proceedings of SPIE, 1990)

Results of adaptive optics at Mt. Wilson Observatory

J.C. Shelton and Sallie L. Baliunas (Proceedings of SPIE, 1993)

Laser beacon system for the UnISIS adaptive optics system at the Mount Wilson 2.5-m telescope

Laird A. Thompson and Yaoheng Xiong (Proceedings of SPIE, 1995)

First tests of the Cassegrain adaptive optics system of the Mount Wilson 100-in telescope

J. C. Shelton et al. (Proceedings of SPIE, 1995)

Science with the ADOPT system on Mt. Wilson

J. C. Shelton, Thomas G. Schneider, and Sallie L. Baliunas (Proceedings of SPIE, 1997)

Scientific results using the Mount Wilson Institute adaptive optics system

Theo Armand ten Brummelaar et al. (Proceedings of SPIE, 1998)

The CHARA array on Mt. Wilson, California

Harold A. McAlister et al. (Proceedings of SPIE, 2000)

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