The Green Bank Telescope: an Overview

  • Felix J. Lockmana
  • Published 2009


The Green Bank Telescope, now under construction at the National Radio Astronomy Observatory in Green Bank, WV, will be the world's largest fully-steerable telescope upon its completion in 1999. This article describes the general features of the telescope including its site, optics, surface, expected performance, and some of the areas of astronomy to which… (More)


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