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New Meetup: Observations of a Telescope Designer - Building the Thirty meter telescope

From: Gil
Sent on: Thursday, October 2, 2008 10:15 PM
Announcing a new Meetup for Vancouver Astronomy Meetup Group!

What: Observations of a Telescope Designer - Building the Thirty meter telescope

When: October 9,[masked]:30 PM

Where: Click the link below to find out!

Meetup Description: Craig Breckenridge and members of the world's premier Observatory design team at Empire Dynamic Structures took a trip to see the facility currently hailed as the largest optical telescope in the world. This marvel of engineering is soon to be eclipsed by the construction of the Thirty Meter Telescope which is currently being designed by this local company located in Port Coquitlam. Facets of the LBT's design seldom seen by outsiders will be presented in all their glory with commentary by our resident expert designer.

This is the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada - Vancouver monthly meeting.

We meet at 7:30 p.m. on the second Thursday of each month, downstairs in the auditorium of the H.R. MacMillan Space Centre.

Free Admission, Open to the public

Astro-coffee and astro-cookies will be served at the Southam Observatory after the meeting.

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