optical telescope


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an astronomical telescope designed to collect and record light from cosmic sources

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The smaller guest wing also houses a garage and a platform for an optical telescope.
That changed last November, as Marcy's team peered into the heavens through the most powerful optical telescopes in the world: the twin Keck telescopes, located on a remote Hawaiian volcano summit.
int/ESA) European Space Agency 's XMM-Newton's optical telescope.
Twenty researchers and professors at Optic Glyndwr are aiming to create and polish 1,148 hexagonal mirrors for the world's biggest optical telescope.
John Locker used an optical telescope to record the highly-classified craft tumbling in its faulty orbit as it passed over his home in Upton, Wirral.
The VLT, at the Paranal Observatory, about 8,000 ft up in Atacama, Chile is the world's largest and most advanced optical telescope.
With a planned launch date in the summer of 2006, the Solar-B satellite will use its 50cm-diameter optical telescope with a focal plane package, grazing-incidence soft X-ray telescope, and EUV imaging spectrometer to observe the solar atmosphere.
A team of European astronomers has peered deeper into the universe than anyone before with an optical telescope.
But no one's spotted a magnetar with an ordinary optical telescope yet--the Milky Way's thick dust clouds make the star too hard to see.
The Goodrich team in Danbury has been involved in various aspects of the Hubble program since its inception, including providing the entire optical telescope assembly.
After a tremendous amount of work by an incredibly dedicated team across the country, it is very exciting to start the primary mirror segment installation process" said Lee Feinberg, James Webb Space Telescope optical telescope element manager at Goddard.
This is the largest, most complex cryogenically stable structure humans have ever built," said Scott Texter, Webb optical telescope element manager, Northrop Grumman.
A group of 3rd year astrophysics students at the Niels Bohr Institute went on a weeklong course to make observations at the Nordic Optical Telescope, NOT, on La Palma in Spain.
The arrival of the flight secondary is very significant as early on that was considered the single most difficult mirror to manufacture due to the complexity of testing the large convex shape at cold temperatures," said Lee Feinberg, the NASA Optical Telescope Element Manager for the James Webb Space Telescope at Goddard.
THE new Secretary of State for Wales Cheryl Gillan is backing Denbighshire's bid to secure a massive, near-pounds 200m contract to make huge mirrors for the world's biggest optical telescope.
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