World Telescopes - Locations
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Built 1974. First computer controlled telescope in the world
Built 1963. Featured in the films Goldeneye and Contact. First to collect data for SETI
Build still in progress Joint project of the ESA, Japan, and North America
Launched 1999. Most information gathered on black holes and remenets of supernovas
Built 2000. CHARA stands for Center for High Angular Resolution Astronomy
Built 1908. The 200 inch mirror is made from the glass blend called 'Pyrex"
Built 2006. Moves in the six spatial degrees of freedom
Built 1919. Determined the precise size and distance of Betelgeuse.
Launched 1990. Named after Edwin P. Hubble (1889-1953), the discoverer of the "Expanding Universe"
Build still in progress To detect neurtrinos in the high energy range.
Built 1967. Was moved from England due to 'light polloution'.
Built 1996. World's largest optical telescopes
Built 1887. World's first permanently occupied mountain-top observatory
Built 1992. Measures gravatational waves
Built 1957. The worlds first steerable dish telescope
Built 1962. Largest solar telescope in the world
Built 1961. Used to receive images of the Apollo 11 moon landing
Built 2005. Largest optical telescope in the southern hemisphere
Built 1998. Named after the star cluster known as The Pleiades (or "Subaru" in Japanese)
Built 1973. Recently completed a "red-shift" survey of 120,000 galaxies
Built 1970. It is part of the European Very Long Baseline Interferometry (VLBI) Network
Built 1987. The first observation of the optical counterpart of a gamma ray burst.
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