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Active telescope systems 28-31 March 1989, Orlando, Florida

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Published by SPIE--the International Society for Optical Engineering in Bellingham, Wash., USA .
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  • Telescopes -- Design and construction -- Congresses.

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Includes bibliographies and index.

StatementFrancis J. Roddier, chair/editor ; sponsored by SPIE--the International Society for Optical Engineering ; cooperating organizations: Applied Optics Laboratory/New Mexico State University ... [et al.].
SeriesSPIE proceedings series -- vol. 1114, Proceedings of SPIE--the International Society for Optical Engineering -- v. 1114.
ContributionsRoddier, Francis J., Society of Photo-optical Instrumentation Engineers., New Mexico State University. Applied Optics Laboratory.
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Paginationx, 560 p. :
Number of Pages560
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15195114M
ISBN 100819401501
LC Control Number89061601

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