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n MNASSA : Monthly Notes of the Astronomical Society of South Africa - Giant GTC telescope opens one eye : news notes

Volume 66, Issue 9_10
  • ISSN : 0024-8266
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Abstract

The 10.4-meter, Gran Telescopio Canarias (GTC or GranTeCan) in La Palma recently achieved "first light". This important milestone was reached one year before the end of its nominal 7-year construction period, with 12 of its final 36 hexagonal mirror segments in place.

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2016-12-09

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