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16" Cassegrain Reflector; Boller & Chivens; 1967; COB070

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Name/Title
16" Cassegrain Reflector
About this object
16" Cassegrain Reflector; manufactured by Boller & Chivens, California for Carter Observatory, 1967. Used at both Carter Observatory and Black Birch Outstation for astronomical research. Purchased with funds bequeathed to Carter Observatory by Ruth Crisp, New Zealand writer and philanthropist.
Maker Role
Astronomical Instruments
Date Made
1967
Place Made
USA
Object number
COB070

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Astronomy
Black Birch Outstation
Boller & Chivens
Carter Observatory
Reflector
Telescope


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Tom Moore20 Dec 2010 19:06 PM,UTC
The same telescope is in use at the Smithsonian Air & Space Museum in the observatory outside the main building near the Capitol and Mall in Washington, DC. http://www.nasm.si.edu/exhibitions/popobservatory.cfm