Pope, John D, 1929 (astronomer)
Found in 111 Collections and/or Records:
Anglo-Australian Telescope Technical Report No. 1 by S.G.B. Gascoigne, J.D. Pope, Redman and H. Wehner
Anglo-Australian Telescope Technical Report No. 2 by S.G.B. Gascoigne, J.D. Pope, Redman and H. Wehner.
Anglo-Australian Telescope Technical Report No. 3 by Redman, J.D. Pope and others, March 1968, including reports on optical design and drive control systems. There are also notes by Redman for the Technical Committee meeting in February, dated 19 January 1968.
A copy of data provided by J.D. Pope, 18 September 1973, for a 'Comparison of Properties of ULE Titanium Silicate (Corning) and Zerodur (Schott) and Cervit (Owen-Illinois)'.
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.
Correspondence of J.D. Pope with Redman, Hermann Wehner and M.H. Jeffery regarding Pope's drawings 03-006, 03-022, 03-023, 03-024, 03-019, 03-025, 03-026 and 03-027. The letters include discussion on sky baffles and declination bearings in the horseshoe yoke. There are also notes on the Anglo-Australian Telescope primary mirror cell radial supports and mirror lifting device and the end-ring focussing proposals.
A letter from J.D. Pope, 28 September 1973, with copies of his correspondence with D.M. Denison, Royal Air Force Institute of Aviation Medicine, concerning altitude problems in Hawaii.
Correspondence with Dr K.O. Wright, Dominican Astrophysical Observatory; H.H. Atkinson, Science Research Council; H.A. Brück; J.D. Pope, Royal Greenwich Observatory; and B. McInnes, regarding the possible use of the Mauna Kea site for a telescope. There are also Redman's comments on the draft memorandum of the Site Testing Project on possible observatory sites in the Northern Hemisphere.
Letters from J.D. Pope, Royal Greenwich Observatory, and letters received by him from V.C. Reddish and J.C. Farrell, regarding the relative costs of altazimuth and equatorial mountings, including a request by Pope that the Panel on Drive and Control and Mountings report be amended to present a more realistic assessment.
A letter from D.W. Cunliffe, 29 January 1970, regarding inspection data for the secondary blanks, enclosing copies of tables compiled by J.D. Pope, and a copy of a letter from Redman to H.C. Minnett, 3 February 1970, concerning Cunliffe's letter and Redman's proposed inspection of the blanks at Sir Howard Grubb, Parsons and Co. Ltd.
Correspondence regarding an enquiry by Roger Cayrel, Observatoire de Meudon, on the use of spur and helical gears. Redman gives his views and refers the enquiry to J.D. Pope. There is also a letter from J. Rothwell to Cayrel, 14 December 1970.
A copy of a letter from Redman to J.D. Pope, 27 September 1973, commenting on enclosed letters from B.H. Rule, Las Campanas Observatory, to J.D. Pope, 13 September 1973, and W.C. Lewis, Corning Glass Works, 16 May 1973, regarding fused silicon 7940 for the 101-inch primary telescope mirror and U.L.E. 7971 for the secondary mirror. Redman expresses the view that U.L.E. is a serious competitor to Cervit as a mirror blank material.
Correspondence with J.D. Pope and William A. Goodsell, and a handwritten record of a telephone conversation with P. Gillingham, regarding the Cervit Rod Focus Stabiliser, with a copy of the proposal by Pope and Gillingham for a modified system.
Copies of correspondence concerning the first Coudé flat, comprised of a letter from J.D. Pope to D.S. Brown, Sir Howard Grubb, Parsons and Co. Ltd, 25 February 1970; Brown to Pope, 9 March 1970; and H.C. Minnett to Brown, 28 April 1970.
A letter from S.C.B. Gascoigne, 3 July 1968, and Redman's reply of 8 July, regarding the programme for the Instrumentation Conference in Cambridge, with a copy of Redman's letter to J.D. Pope, 3 August 1968, requesting telescope drawings so that slides can be made for his talk on the Anglo-Australian Telescope.
Correspondence with B.N. Watts, V.C. Reddish and J.D. Pope regarding the draft report of the meeting of the Northern Hemisphere Observatory M.D.C. Panel (the Panel on Drive and Control and Mountings) on 15 June 1972, with addendum to the report concerning the relative costs of altazimuth and equatorial mountings.