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Papers on the A.A.T., 1972 - 1973

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 11/10

Scope and Contents

Correspondence regarding general matters relating to the Anglo-Australian Telescope, including observers and their work:

Papers for a discussion meeting between the A.A.T. Board and the Australian National Observatory, October 1972, including a copy of the subsequent minutes.

A letter from D.N.E. Dunbar of the Australian National University to the Chairman of the A.A.T. Board, 1972, discussing two documents entitled 'Operation and Management of AAT' and 'Draft Specification for Director of AAT'.

Miscellaneous correspondence concerning Anglo-Australian Telescope matters, 1973, including D. Lynden-Bell on the distribution of observing time and liaison with United Kingdom establishments, and correspondence on a visit of J.D. Pope of the Royal Greenwich Observatory to help with the commissioning of the telescope.

Correspondence regarding the A.A.T. prime focus observer's chair, 1972-1973, including preliminary drawing No. 716.


  • Creation: 1972 - 1973


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1 envelope(s) (1 envelope)

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference

EMB 11

Finding aid date

2006-07-13 12:11:39+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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