Contract awarded for 100-inch telescope
Article first published online: 3 JUN 2011
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Eos, Transactions American Geophysical Union
Volume 53, Issue 6, page 652, June 1972
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1972), Contract awarded for 100-inch telescope, Eos Trans. AGU, 53(6), 652–652, doi:10.1029/EO053i006p00652-01.(
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The contract for construction of the 100-inch Irénée du Pont Telescope mounting, including the mirror support system and the precise driving mechanism, has been awarded to the Boiler & Chivens Division of Perkin-Elmer Corporation, South Pasadena, California, in joint venture with the L and F Industries of Los Angeles. The 67-ton telescope is to be installed at the Carnegie Institution of Washington's Las Campanas Observatory in Chile.