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SPIE 2016-Gressler-Telescope-Status_SPIE Submittal
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Owner: Gressler, William (User-142, bgressler:LSST)read-only
Saturday, July 2, 2016 01:15:34 PM MST
Tuesday, July 5, 2016 09:25:14 AM MST
Modified By: Gressler, William (User-142, bgressler:LSST)read-only
- LSST Telescope and Site Status William J. - Gressler Large Synoptic Survey Telescope, 950 N Cherry Ave., Tucson, AZ, USA 85719 ABSTRACT The Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST) Project1 received its construction authorization from the National Science Foundation in August 2014. - Significant progress has been achieved on all the major telescope subsystems including the summit facility, telescope mount assembly, dome, hexapod and rotator systems, coating plant, base facility, and the calibration telescope. - A separate nearby auxiliary telescope system provides atmospheric calibration information. - SUMMIT FACILITY The LSST Summit Facility2 construction effort was awarded to Besalco ...
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Appears In: LSST Telescope and Site Status Paper SPIE 2016