Accession Number:

AD0722624

Title:

Development of a Telescope with a Six Meter Mirror (Razrabotka Teleskopa s Zerkalom Diametrom 6 Metrov).

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

ARMY FOREIGN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY CENTER CHARLOTTESVILLE VA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1971-02-24

Pagination or Media Count:

28.0

Abstract:

The article deals with the need for increased penetration and resolution of optical telescopes for research in modern astrophysics and the trend toward reflecting telescopes with prodded the construction of a special astrophysics observatory SAO with a 6-meter telescope mirror under the auspices of the U.S.S.R. Academy of Sciences. Parametric limits are surveyed from the standpoint of the 6-meter mirror as a maximum practicality. From there, logistics of planning, production, and operation are examined in detail, with a summary of general information about the special observatory included. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Astronomy
  • Optical Detection and Detectors

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE