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Correspondence on design issues, 1968-07-05 - 1968-08-05

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/452

Scope and Contents

A copy of a letter from M.H. Jeffery to J.F. Hosie, 5 July 1968, regarding the mirror figuring and tube contract, enclosing a copy of Jeffery's letter to J.D. Pope, 2 July 1968, concerning automatic focussing, end focussing, primary figuring, optical alignment tolerance, the primary mirror cell, access to the Cassegrain cage, hydrostatic bearings, Koban-type declination bearings and the tube contract. There are also letters to Jeffery from Redman, 6 July, and Pope, 11 July, regarding points in Pope's letter of 2 July; and a letter from Redman to J.D. Pope, 12 July, concerning alignment checks and the Itek focussing device, which he dislikes.


  • Creation: 1968-07-05 - 1968-08-05


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17 page(s)

Language of Materials


Finding aid date

2007-03-15 14:51:33+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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