Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope


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Canada–France–Hawaii Telescope

(CFHT) A 3.6-meter telescope at the Mauna Kea Observatory, Hawaii, that began regular operations in 1980 and is used for optical and infrared studies, mainly by Canadian and French observers and the University of Hawaii. It has a Cer-Vit primary mirror with Cassegrain (f/8), coudé (f/20), and prime (f/3.8) foci, and an equatorial mounting.
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