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Víctor M. Blanco Telescope

(Blanco 4m)
(4 m reflector telescope in Chile)

The Víctor M. Blanco Telescope (Blanco 4m) is a 4 meter reflector telescope at Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory, Chile. It was modeled after the Mayall 4m Telescope at Kitt Peak National Observatory (KPNO) and began operation in 1976. Instruments:

Surveys using the Blanco 4m:

Further reading:

Referenced by pages:
Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory (CTIO)
Dark Energy Survey (DES)
Deep Lens Survey (DLS)
equatorial mount
Mayall 4m Telescope
monolithic mirror
Multiwavelength Survey by Yale-Chile (MUSYC)
NOAO Deep Wide-field Survey (NDWFS)
National Optical Astronomy Observatory (NOAO)
Supernova Cosmology Project (SCP)