The recently-constructed Russian ZELENTCHUKSKAYA telescope is described which is now the largest telescope in the world. Details are presented concerning the selection of its construction site, the construction of the telescope itself, and its dimensions. The purpose of this newest addition to astronomic instruments is to extend the threshold of knowledge concerning the Universe by actual observation through a telescope of a size and magnification quality heretofore nonexistent.
NASA STI/Recon Technical Report N
- Pub Date:
- September 1975
- Radio Telescopes;
- Cassegrain Optics;