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Event ID:  14641
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Contact Phone:  +7 495 552 49 80
Organization:  Lutkarino museum, department \\
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Dates:  9th October 2017 to 9th October 2017
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Type:  Public
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Country:  Russia
State/Province:  Moscow region
City:  Lytkarino
Event Name:  History of LZOS. Creation of the 6-m telescope SAO RAS.
Event Description:  The event will tell about creation of the 6-m alt/az mounted telescope (BTA - Big Telescope Alt-azimuth) Special Astrophysical Observatory RAS. This is the largest optical telescope in Eurasia. The large 6-meter mirror for this telescope was manufactured at the Lytkarino Optical Glass Factory in 1970s. Currently, the plant is about to complete the project to upgrade the 6-meter double mirror. In the near future, it will be delivered from Lytkarino to Karachay-Cherkessia for installation in a BTA telescope. Very soon, Russian astronomers will receive a qualitatively new tool for studying the universe. After the lecture, the guests of the event will be shown an interesting film about the creation and operation of this telescope. 11.00 AM
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Report on the Results:  At the event, “History of LZOS. Creation of the 6-m telescope SAO RAS" was attended by pupils and students of Lytkarino's educational institutions. This event was the beginning of a larger program of professional orientation of the youth Lytkarino. Its participants were more than 300 students..
Attendance:  57
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