Small Telescopes in the New Millennium

Hucra, John (2003) Small Telescopes in the New Millennium. In: The Future of Small Telescopes in the New Millennium. Kluwer Academic Publishers, pp. 1-5.

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As we enter the new millennium, astronomers have or will soon have over fifteen 8-meter class telescopes to work with. However, there is likely to remain a need for small telescopes, especially specialized telescopes that can be optimized for and dedicated to specific task. These can be well justified scientifically for projects ranging from solar system studies to cosmology. Small telescopes also are the heart and soul of teaching and public outreach programs. One thing is changing, however, and that is the definition of "small."

Item Type: Book Section
Subjects: RTSRE Related Research
Depositing User: Dr Michael Fitzgerald
Date Deposited: 17 May 2017 08:09
Last Modified: 21 Aug 2018 06:03

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