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Wynne, Charles Gorrie, 1911 - 1999 (lens designer)

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Found in 20 Collections and/or Records:

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Article on the Cassegrain Telescope, 1973

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/1025
Scope and Contents

A reprint of an article by C.G. Wynne entitled 'Wide Field Cassegrain Telescope', taken from the 'Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society', 163 (1973), pp 357-367.

Dates: 1973
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 optical systems, 1964-09-21 - 1964-09-28

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/421
Scope and Contents Correspondence with Richard Woolley, 21 September - 28 September 1964, regarding optics and increasing the F. number of the primary mirror to F5. There is also a copy of a letter from G.M. Sisson, 14 September 1964, offering help with calculations of optical systems for the A.A.T. project, and a handwritten note from E.H. Linfoot advising that C.G. Wynne should give an outline of his ideas on an appropriate type of corrector. A pencilled note at the foot of Redman's letter of 28 September...
Dates: 1964-09-21 - 1964-09-28
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 paraboloid correctors, 1967-02-15 - 1967-02-20

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 48/583
Scope and Contents

A letter from C.G. Wynne to Sir Richard Woolley, 15 February 1967, suggesting that he (Wynne) write to A.D. Thackeray enclosing a copy of his paper on paraboloid correctors for Palomar, and a copy of Woolley's reply of 20 February supporting this proposal.

Dates: 1967-02-15 - 1967-02-20
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 with C.G. Wynne, 1969-01-04 - 1972-10-26

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/439
Scope and Contents

Correspondence with C.G. Wynne, Imperial College of Science and Technology, acting as a consultant on various aspects of optical design, especially correctors. The correspondents are Redman, S.C.B. Gascoigne, J.D. Pope and H.C. Minnett, A.A.T. Project Manager. The letters include reference to problems with Schott, contractors for the lenses. The papers include data, a spot diagram and a drawing of a test arrangement for prime focus correctors.

Dates: 1969-01-04 - 1972-10-26
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 with C.G. Wynne, 1974-05-02 - 1974-05-06

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/216
Scope and Contents

A letter from C.G. Wynne, 2 May 1974, who questions the facts stated in S.C.B. Gascoigne's notes on telescope optics, and a copy of Redman's reply of 6 May. There are handwritten notes by Redman on the reverse of his letter.

Dates: 1974-05-02 - 1974-05-06
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 with C.G. Wynne, 1973-05-14 - 1973-05-18

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/247
Scope and Contents

Correspondence with C.G. Wynne regarding direct photography and corrector lenses for Cassegrain and prime foci.

Dates: 1973-05-14 - 1973-05-18
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 with G.J. Odgers, 1967-05-18 - 1967-06-20

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/424
Scope and Contents

Correspondence with G.J. Odgers, Dominican Astrophysical Observatory, British Columbia. Redman requests a copy of the technical study on the Dominican Astrophysical Observatory large telescope, including comments by I.S. Bowen. Odgers agrees to send a report by B. Rule and recommends C.G. Wynne's paper on 'Richey-Chrétien Telescopes and Extended Field System'. There is also a copy of Redman's letter to Wynne requesting a copy of his paper.

Dates: 1967-05-18 - 1967-06-20
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 with S.C.B. Gascoigne, 1969-11-04 - 1970-01-16

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/493
Scope and Contents

A copy of a letter from Redman to S.C.B. Gascoigne, 4 November 1969, and Gascoigne's reply of 16 January 1970, regarding the cost of prime focus correctors, rumours of astigmatism in the Isaac Newton Telescope correctors, C.G. Wynne's spot diagrams, and mounting tenders.

Dates: 1969-11-04 - 1970-01-16
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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I.N.O. Board minutes and agenda, 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/717
Scope and Contents

The agenda and minutes of the fourth meeting of the Isaac Newton Observatory Board of Management on 11 May 1948, with a report by E.H. Linfoot and C.G. Wynne on Ross-Schmidt Systems for consideration at the meeting.

Dates: 1948
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Letter from A.W. Rodgers, 1974-03-04

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/383
Scope and Contents

A copy of a letter from A.W. Rodgers to J. Wampler regarding his conversation with Chet Wheeler of Boller and Chivens about a Cassegrain Schmidt camera for the Anglo-Australian Telescope, and asking Wampler to obtain a quote so that the A.A.T. Board can consider it with the C G. Wynne camera proposal. He also requests Wampler's attendance at the next Astronomical Working Party meeting.

Dates: 1974-03-04
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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Letter from B.N. Watts, 1972-01-17

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/146
Scope and Contents

A copy of a letter from B.N. Watts to C.D. Wynne, Imperial College of Science and Technology, suggesting that his work on a possible new design for the French 3.6m telescope be discussed at a joint meeting of the N.H.O. Panel on Drive and Control and Mounting and P.A.N.E.L. [Panel on Instrumentation for Large Optical Telescopes].

Dates: 1972-01-17
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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Letter from C.G. Wynne, 1967-02-24

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 48/585
Scope and Contents

A letter from C.G. Wynne to Sir Richard Woolley informing him that he is going to write to A.D. Thackeray regarding the Palomar correctors (see RGO 48/583).

Dates: 1967-02-24
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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Letter from Sir Richard Woolley, 1966-01-23

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 48/578
Scope and Contents

A copy of a letter from Sir Richard Woolley to A.D. Thackeray informing him that C.G. Wynne has finished a design for a correcting lens (zero power) for the 200-inch telescope, and asking if he would be interested in acquiring a corrector for the Radcliffe telescope.

Dates: 1966-01-23
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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Letter from Sir Richard Woolley, 1967-02-07

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 48/580
Scope and Contents

A copy of a letter from Sir Richard Woolley to C.G. Wynne quoting from a letter by A.D. Thackeray regarding a possible corrector lens for the 74-inch telescope (RGO 48/579), and asking for suitable replies to his questions.

Dates: 1967-02-07
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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Letters from Wynne and Elsässer, 1974

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/264
Scope and Contents

Copies of letters from C.G. Wynne, 29 January 1974, and Dr Hans Elsässer, Max Planck Institute, undated, to J.D. Pope concerning the spectroscopy of various telescope systems.

Dates: 1974
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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Note on A.A.T. optical design

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/1314
Scope and Contents

An undated note by S.C.B. Gascoigne on the Anglo-Australian Telescope optical design, requesting that C.G. Wynne be asked to produce designs for the correctors.

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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Papers of the Technical Panel meeting, 1974

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/1102
Scope and Contents

The agenda and papers of the third meeting of the Northern Hemisphere Observatory Planning Committee Technical Panel on 22 May 1974, with the minutes of the previous meeting of 27 February 1974, and handwritten notes by Redman on a conversation he had with C.G. Wynne on 10 May 1974.

Dates: 1974
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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Papers on the N.H.O., 1974

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/218
Scope and Contents A copy of a letter from Redman to Janet Manfield, 15 May 1974, enclosing the agenda for the 22 May meeting of the N.H.O. Planning Committee Technical Panel; comments by C.G. Wynne on S.C.B. Gascoigne's statements regarding Ritchey-Chrétien versus classical optics; 'NHO: 3-mirror, 4-mirror, 5-mirror, etc. coudé arrangements' by Redman; 'NHO 2.5 telescope: A thinking aloud' by Redman, including thoughts on design details; notes by C.L. Stephens on potential computer systems for the N.H.O.;...
Dates: 1974
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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