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Papers on P.I.L.O.T., 1973 - 1974

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 11/5

Scope and Contents

Correspondence and papers regarding the Panel on Instrumentation for Large Optical Telescopes (P.I.L.O.T.) for the Anglo-Australian Telescope:

A letter from J. Cima of the Science Research Council, London, 1973, enclosing a full description of the proposed 150-inch telescope computer system, with descriptions of displays and Visual Data Unit readouts, as well as a description of the control of the astronomical instrumentation.

A letter from the P.I.L.O.T. and the Large Telescope Users Panel inviting members of both groups to a meeting on 1 April 1974.

An invitation to a meeting of the Astronomy Policy and Grants Committee, 1974.

A report by R.O. Redman regarding the state of progress of the Anglo-Australian Telescope project, dated 1 April 1974. The report acknowledges that progress has been made, but is somewhat critical and states that greater direct supervision is required.


  • Creation: 1973 - 1974


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1 envelope(s) (1 envelope)

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference


Finding aid date

2006-07-13 12:11:21+00:00

Includes index.

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