Hamilton, John C. Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Hawaii at Hilo, Hilo, Hawaii.
Last reviewed:October 2019
- Mauna Kea Observatories
- Sizes and types of telescopes
- Ancient observatories
- Optical and infrared observatories
- Radio observatories
- Solar observatories
- Airborne and space observatories
- Virtual observatories
- Detectors and instruments
- Unconventional observatories
- Related Primary Literature
- Additional Reading
A telescope or telescopes, their protective enclosures (if any), support and headquarters buildings, and the staff of astronomers, engineers, technicians, and other support personnel. The telescopes can be optical or infrared (reflecting or refracting) inside a corotating dome, or radio dishes without enclosures.
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