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Gascoigne, Sidney Charles Bartholomew, 1915 (astronomer)

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Found in 119 Collections and/or Records:

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A.A.T. Technical Report 1, 1967-06

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/1221
Scope and Contents

Anglo-Australian Telescope Technical Report No. 1 by S.G.B. Gascoigne, J.D. Pope, Redman and H. Wehner

Dates: 1967-06
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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A.A.T. Technical Report 2, 1967-08

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/1222
Scope and Contents

Anglo-Australian Telescope Technical Report No. 2 by S.G.B. Gascoigne, J.D. Pope, Redman and H. Wehner.

Dates: 1967-08
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Correspondence of Gascoigne and Brown, 1971-09-15 - 1971-09-23

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/538
Scope and Contents

Copies of correspondence between S.C.B. Gascoigne and D.S. Brown regarding their recent discussion, with notes on the meeting of the Anglo-Australian Telescope Group on 31 August - 2 September 1971.

Dates: 1971-09-15 - 1971-09-23
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Correspondence of Gascoigne and Rodgers, 1974-03-15 - 1974-03-27

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/384
Scope and Contents

A telex and a letter from S.C.B. Gascoigne regarding travel arrangements for Redman's visit to Australia, and enclosing a note from A.W. Rodgers about the future work of the Astronomical Working Party, given that the A.A.T. Project Office proposes to disband it. There are also copies of letters from S.C.B. Gascoigne, M. Beard and B.E.J. Pagel to A.W. Rodgers agreeing that the work of the A.W.P. is complete.

Dates: 1974-03-15 - 1974-03-27
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Correspondence of Gascoigne and Willstrop, 1974-08

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/605
Scope and Contents

A cable from S.C.B. Gascoigne to R.V. Willstrop, and Willstrop's reply, regarding F/8 Hartmann plates, polar plate 101 and the Omega Centauri photographic enlargements. There is also a telex from D.W. Cunliffe confirming the arrival of enlargements.

Dates: 1974-08
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Correspondence of J.D. Pope, 1967-10-03 - 1967-12-06

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/436
Scope and Contents

Correspondence with J.D. Pope regarding possible arrangements for the upper end of the telescope tube, including copies of Pope's letters to S.C.B. Gascoigne and Hermann Wehner, his notes on the choice of primary mirror hole size and form of sky baffles and on upper end alternatives, and comments on the bids for the Kitt Peak National Observatory.

Dates: 1967-10-03 - 1967-12-06
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Correspondence of the A.A.T. Working Party, 1963-05-28 - 1964-05-17

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/290
Scope and Contents Correspondence between members of the Working Party formed by R. Woolley to consider the design study for a 150-inch telescope. The correspondents include Woolley; Redman; S.C.B. Gascoigne, Royal Greenwich Observatory; B.J. Bok, Director, Mount Stromlo Observatory; and A. Hunter, Royal Greenwich Observatory. Bok sends copies of his reports on visits to the Lick, Mount Palomar and Kitt Peak Observatories, and to Sir Howard Grubb, Parsons and Co. Ltd. There is also a copy of a letter from...
Dates: 1963-05-28 - 1964-05-17
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Correspondence of Wehner and Gascoigne, 1970-11-02 - 1970-11-09

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/518
Scope and Contents

Copies of a letter from Hermann Wehner to S.C.B. Gascoigne, 2 November 1970, and of Gascoigne's reply of 9 November, regarding the size and use of the computer room.

Dates: 1970-11-02 - 1970-11-09
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Correspondence on a Gregorian mirror, 1955-01-14 - 1955-09-21

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/55
Scope and Contents

Correspondence with G.M. Sisson and R. Woolley, and with S.C.B. Gascoigne of the Commonwealth Observatory, Mount Stromlo, on making a Gregorian mirror for a Schmidt telescope.

Dates: 1955-01-14 - 1955-09-21
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Correspondence on an Australian visit, 1974-11-04 - 1974-11-18

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/358
Scope and Contents Correspondence regarding Redman's visit to Australia, including a letter from John Cima, Science Research Council, 4 November 1974, enclosing a copy of a telex from S.C.B. Gascoigne, 4 November, concerning the aluminising of the A.A.T. mirror; a copy of a letter from Redman to John Hutchinson, 11 November, requesting Science Research Council approval for his travel plans and referring to the Northern Hemisphere Observatory Planetary Atmosphere Working Group; a letter from Miss Jean Melville...
Dates: 1974-11-04 - 1974-11-18
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Correspondence on anti-reflection coatings, 1971-05-18 - 1971-05-27

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/531
Scope and Contents

Correspondence regarding anti-reflection coatings, comprised of a letter from S.C.B. Gascoigne, 18 May 1971, enclosing extracts by Cox, Hass and Thelen from the 'Journal of the Optical Society of America', 1962, p. 966, and 'Advances in Optics IV', 11, p. 226; and a copy of a letter from Redman to J. Ring, 24 May 1971, and Ring's reply of 27 May, regarding triple coats on correctors.

Dates: 1971-05-18 - 1971-05-27
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Correspondence on contracts, 1969-04-03 - 1969-07-31

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/473
Scope and Contents Correspondence with G.E. Manville, Sir Howard Grubb, Parsons and Co. Ltd; M.H. Jeffery; and S.C.B. Gascoigne regarding Jeffery's visit to Britain; arrangements for meetings; Redman's visit to Sir Howard Grubb, Parsons and Co. Ltd to discuss mirror blanks and tests, including his report of the visit; and Redman and Gascoigne's proposed visit to Owens-Illinois Inc. There is a copy of a letter from D.S. Brown, Sir Howard Grubb, Parsons and Co. Ltd, to R.R. Heraty, 5 June 1969, enclosing a...
Dates: 1969-04-03 - 1969-07-31
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Correspondence on design issues, 1970-09-22 - 1970-12-04

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/515
Scope and Contents Correspondence with G.W. Bothwell and S.C.B. Gascoigne regarding the Cassegrain focal surface, corrector lenses, the Hewlett-Packard laser interferometer and the computer control system. There are copies of letters from G.W. Bothwell to W.A. Goodsell of 12 November 1970, enclosing a note by G. Ohlsen, GEC-Elliott Process Automation Ltd, entitled 'Anglo-Australian 150 inch Telescope. Computer Design Study: Preliminary Configuration', and of 26 November 1970, containing a budgetary estimate...
Dates: 1970-09-22 - 1970-12-04
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Correspondence on Gascoigne's memorandum, 1968-04-08 - 1968-04-19

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/444
Scope and Contents A copy of a letter from Redman to M.H. Jeffery, 8 April 1968, regarding an accompanying copy of notes by S.C.B. Gascoigne on the Anglo-Australian Telescope optical system, dated 27 March 1968. Redman also discusses checking the figures in any final contract draft and mentions site 3A at Siding Spring Observatory. There is also a copy of a letter from Jeffery to F. Hoyle, 19 April 1968, regarding Gascoigne's memorandum on the Anglo-Australian Telescope optical system and referring to the...
Dates: 1968-04-08 - 1968-04-19
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Correspondence on meteorological data, 1967-11-28 - 1967-12-29

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/393
Scope and Contents

Correspondence with S.C.B. Gascoigne, J.V. Hindman and Vic Williamson regarding the reductions of microthermal runs for 30-31 October and 1 November, future committee meetings, and the second packet of microthermal reductions, with a telegram from Williamson, 14 December 1967, requesting data.

Dates: 1967-11-28 - 1967-12-29
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Correspondence on mirror support systems, 1972-05-24 - 1972-06-30

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/556
Scope and Contents Letters and cables regarding secondary mirror support systems, including copies of W.A. Goodsell's letters to J.B.S. Price, Sir Howard Grubb, Parsons and Co. Ltd, on the lack of progress and the specification for the performance of the secondary mirrors when supported in mercury girdles; and Redman's correspondence with S.C.B Gascoigne, including reference to primary mirror astigmatism, the performance specification of the secondary mirror support system, testing the mercury girdle and the...
Dates: 1972-05-24 - 1972-06-30
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Correspondence on mirror testing, 1971-06-25 - 1971-07-15

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/532
Scope and Contents

Correspondence regarding mirror testing, comprised of copies of letters from W.A. Goodsell to D.S. Brown on a test tower and procedures; Redman's correspondence with S.C.B. Gascoigne, who comments on Redman's draft letter to Sir Howard Grubb, Parsons and Co. Ltd and encloses computations on the astigmatic foci on the primary; and two pages of Redman's handwritten notes.

Dates: 1971-06-25 - 1971-07-15
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Correspondence on mirror testing, 1972-03-01 - 1972-04-21

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/552
Scope and Contents Correspondence with Redman regarding primary mirror testing, including reference to the Hartmann and Wave Stearing Interferometer tests, astigmatism and the stage II specification. There is correspondence between Redman and S.C.B. Gascoigne; a letter from D.S. Brown, 15 March, enclosing 'Test Procedure for Stage Two Acceptance'; a letter from Redman to Gascoigne, 17 March, enclosing the notes on his visit to Sir Howard Grubb, Parsons and Co. Ltd on 3-14 March 1972; a letter from W.A....
Dates: 1972-03-01 - 1972-04-21
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Correspondence on mirror tests, 1972-10 - 1973-05

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/573
Scope and Contents Letters and cables regarding the progress of mirror tests at Sir Howard Grubb, Parsons and Co. Ltd and arrangements for visits to the company by S.C.B. Gascoigne in 1973. There is correspondence of Redman with W.A. Goodsell, Gascoigne and D.S. Brown, and copies of letters from Gascoigne to D.S. Brown. The correspondence discusses tenders for the Cassegrain head; the Waterworth camera; Redman's report on his visit to Sir Howard Grubb, Parsons and Co. Ltd on 1 November 1972; primary mirror...
Dates: 1972-10 - 1973-05
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Correspondence on optical design, 1970-12-11 - 1971-01-11

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/521
Scope and Contents Correspondence regarding optical design, including Redman's correspondence with W.A. Goodsell, S.C.B. Gascoigne and D.S. Brown, including his notes of 5 January on the position of Cassegrain focus; correspondence between J.D. Pope and Brown on changing the radii of three convex mirrors, including reference to the optical diagram, drawing No. 006, issue 6; a copy of a letter to Gascoigne from W.H. Steel, National Standards Laboratory, 21 October 1970, with Gascoigne's letter of 23 December...
Dates: 1970-12-11 - 1971-01-11
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Correspondence on primary mirror tests, 1971-12-20 - 1972-01-24

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/548
Scope and Contents Correspondence regarding primary mirror tests, including a copy of a letter from Redman and S.C.B. Gascoigne to W.A. Goodsell, 20 December 1971, reporting on their visit to Sir Howard Grubb, Parsons and Co. Ltd; a copy of a letter from Redman to Gascoigne, 28 December 1971, enclosing Redman's notes on his visit to the company on 16-17 December; a letter from J.D. Pope, 27 December 1971, regarding his visit to the company with Gascoigne on 23 December, and concerning the support system tests...
Dates: 1971-12-20 - 1972-01-24
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Correspondence on Redman's visit, 1967-05-04 - 1967-06-10

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/299
Scope and Contents Correspondence regarding Redman's visit to Kitt Peak and Vancouver to discuss design proposals for the Anglo-Australian Telescope. The correspondents are C.S. Beals, Ontario; J.F. Hosie; W.L. Francis; S.C.B. Gascoigne, Mount Stromlo Observatory, who encloses an interim report prepared by him and Hermann Wehner on 'A Visit of the 150-inch Technical Committee to the USA. May 1967'; and J.D. Pope. There are handwritten drafts of letters from Redman to W.L. Francis, 20 May 1967, and (on the...
Dates: 1967-05-04 - 1967-06-10
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Correspondence on the 150-inch telescope, 1967-06-20 - 1967-09-12

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/429
Scope and Contents A circular letter from Redman inviting comments on the design of the 150-inch telescope from prospective users, with replies from D.W. Dewhirst and R.V. Willstrop, University of Cambridge Observatory; H.A. Brück, Royal Observatory, Edinburgh; V.C. Reddish, Royal Observatory, Edinburgh; S.C.B. Gascoigne; D.E. Blackwell, Oxford University Observatory; R.H. Stoy, Royal Observatory, Cape of Good Hope; A.D. Thackeray, Radcliffe Observatory; D.W.N. Stibbs, St Andrews University Observatory,...
Dates: 1967-06-20 - 1967-09-12
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Correspondence on the A.A.T., 1967

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/306
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Copies of letters from E.G. Bowen, Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation to W.L. Francis, 4 July 1967; K.N. Jones to S.C.B. Gascoigne, Australian National University, 13 July 1967; and J.F. Hosie to K.N. Jones, 25 July 1967, regarding the Southern Hemisphere Telescope, discussing the Joint Policy Committee and the appointment of a project engineer. There is also a draft press release on the J.P.C.

Dates: 1967
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Correspondence on the A.A.T., 1967-11-11 - 1967-12-27

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/313
Scope and Contents

Correspondence with S.C.B. Gascoigne; M. Carpenter; V. Williamson, Siding Spring Observatory; and O.J. Eggen regarding the Anglo-Australian Telescope, including arrangements for the Technical Committee and Joint Policy Committee meetings in Australia, reports to be produced, site testing and optics, including abolishing the prime focus.

Dates: 1967-11-11 - 1967-12-27
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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