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