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Astronomical telescopes

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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 76 Collections and/or Records:

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Papers on the I.N.T. Users Group, 1972

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 11/4
Scope and Contents Correspondence and papers regarding the Isaac Newton Telescope Users Group, comprising a circular letter from E.M. Burbidge to interested parties asking if an informal group would be of interest to them; replies to Mrs Burbidge, most of which are in favour of her suggestion; agenda and invitations to the meetings of 24 January 1973, 3 October 1973 and 6 November 1974; reports of meetings of the informal group; a list of Isaac Newton Telescope users; and copies of domestic instructions to...
Dates: 1972
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Papers on the Large Telescope Users' Panel, 1973

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 12/59
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A letter from K. Tweedie, Science Research Council, to Dr Hunter, 2 April 1973, requesting copies of the Large Telescope Users' Panel report presented in May 1972, as well as grant/telescope time applications. He encloses tables of allocations of time on the Isaac Newton Telescope and 74-inch telescope during 1971-1972; the report of the eleventh meeting of the L.T.U.P on 17 March 1972, with an appendix; and the appendix to the Panel's report on the tenth meeting, 16 November 1971.

Dates: 1973
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Papers on the Schmidt Telescope, 1958 - 1960

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/145
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Correspondence and other papers regarding the Schmidt Telescope.

Dates: 1958 - 1960
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Papers on the Yapp 36-inch Telescope., 1958

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/143
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Correspondence and other papers regarding the Yapp 36-inch Telescope.

Dates: 1958
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Papers on the Yapp Spectrograph, 1962

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/928
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Two drawings by A. Morris of the proposed mounting for the image intensifier for the Yapp Spectrograph.

Dates: 1962
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Papers on the Yapp Telescope, 1958 - 1960

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/922
Scope and Contents Papers regarding the refurbishment of the Yapp 36-inch Reflecting Telescope, concerned primarily with the two Schmidt cameras on the Yapp grating spectrograph. There is correspondence between G.E. Manville; G.M. Sisson of Sir Howard Grubb, Parsons and Co. Ltd; the Admiralty; B.E.J. Pagel; Sir Richard Woolley; and R. Atkinson. There are also queries arising from the ordering of equipment and its design, and drawings of mirrors for the Cassegrain collimator, the f3.5 spherical mirror, the f3.5...
Dates: 1958 - 1960
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Papers on the Yapp Telescope, 1958 - 1961

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/923
Scope and Contents Papers regarding the refurbishment of the Yapp 36-inch Reflecting Telescope and the 30-inch Reflecting Telescope, concerned primarily with Cassegrain grating spectrographs, and including minutes of a meeting and designs for the apparatus. The papers also include correspondence between G.E. Manville; G.M. Sisson of Sir Howard Grubb, Parsons and Co. Ltd; Bausch and Lomb; H. Butler of the Royal Observatory, Edinburgh; the United States Naval Observatory; B.E.J. Pagel; Sir Richard Woolley; and...
Dates: 1958 - 1961
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Papers on the Yapp Telescope, 1958

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/924
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Papers regarding the refurbishment of the Yapp 36-inch Reflecting Telescope, including drawings of mirrors for the collimator, with a note by P.E.J. Pagel and Sir Richard Woolley.

Dates: 1958
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Papers on the Yapp Telescope, 1956 - 1962

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/925
Scope and Contents Papers regarding the refurbishment of the Yapp 36-inch Reflecting Telescope and the 30-inch Reflecting Telescope, concerned primarily with spectrographs and covering several topics, including Fehrenbach prisms for a proposed Schmidt telescope, the Schmidt Camera, the 30-inch telescope Coudé spectrograph and the Isaac Newton Telescope spectrograph. There is correspondence between Hilger and Watts; Chance-Pilkington; Parra-Mantois; the Admiralty; G.M. Sisson of Sir Howard Grubb, Parsons and...
Dates: 1956 - 1962
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Papers on the Yapp Telescope, 1957 - 1958

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/927
Scope and Contents Papers regarding the refurbishment of the Yapp 36-inch Reflecting Telescope and the 30-inch Reflecting Telescope. Much of the material relates to the Cassegrain Spectrograph and the Schmidt Camera. There is correspondence on the design and construction of these items between G.M. Sisson of Sir Howard Grubb, Parsons and Co. Ltd; E.H. Linfoot of Cambridge University; the National Physical Laboratory; and B.E.J. Pagel and Sir Richard Woolley of the Royal Greenwich Observatory. The papers also...
Dates: 1957 - 1958
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Photographic Zenith Tube: Records, c.1940s-1980s

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 103
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Report of the Large Telescope Users' Panel meeting, 1973

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 12/58
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Report of the fourteenth meeting of the Large Telescope Users' Panel on 9 April 1973, regarding instrumentation, applications for I.N.T. (Isaac Newton Telescope) time, applications for 74-inch time and applications for time on South African Astronomical Observatory telescopes, with tables on nights allocated on the I.N.T. and 74-inch telescope.

Dates: 1973
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Review of the Schmidt Telescope Unit, 1976

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 12/64
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A copy of the Annual Review of the U.K. Schmidt Telescope Unit prepared by Dr R.D. Cannon, presented for comment to the Panel for the Allocation of Telescope Time of the Astronomy, Space and Radio Board, Science Research Council.

Dates: 1976
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RGO Danjon Astrolabe papers, 1958 - 1979

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 87
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Royal Greenwich Observatory Archives

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO
Dates: 1675 - 2019
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