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William Herschel Telescope Papers and Records, 1979 - 1995

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 106
Scope and Contents Papers and photographs recording the planning and manufacture of the William Herschel Telescope for La Palma Observatory. A series of photograph albums provides a record of the manufacture of the telescope. These include photographs recording the preparation of the 4.2m mirror, and manufacturers' photographs of the mount, tube, mechanical drives and control panels. Paper records include review panel papers (including papers on costs and specifications, etc.),...
Dates: 1979 - 1995
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