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Mayall 4m Telescope

(KPNO 4m, Kitt Peak 4m, Nicholas U. Mayall Telescope)
(4 meter reflector telescope at Kitt Peak)

The Mayall 4m Telescope (aka KPNO 4m, Kitt Peak 4m, or Nicholas U. Mayall Telescope) is a 4 meter reflector telescope at Kitt Peak National Observatory (KPNO) in Arizona. It was built in 1973.

It was the model for the Víctor M. Blanco Telescope.


(telescope,reflector,ground,Arizona)
Further reading:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nicholas_U._Mayall_Telescope
http://www-kpno.kpno.noao.edu/kpno-misc/mayall_params.html
https://www.noao.edu/outreach/kptour/mayall.html

Referenced by pages:
BigBOSS
Víctor M. Blanco Telescope
Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument (DESI)
Deep Lens Survey (DLS)
equatorial mount
fiber positioner
Kitt Peak National Observatory (KPNO)
monolithic mirror
NOAO Deep Wide-field Survey (NDWFS)
National Optical Astronomy Observatory (NOAO)
SKHB
SPACEWATCH

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