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.
Collins Dictionary of Astronomy © Market House Books Ltd, 2006
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This is the first discovery of a supernova associated with a quasar, according to the discoverys, Bruce Campbell of the Dominion Astrophysical Observatory in Victoria, British Columbia, Carol Christian of the Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope Corp. in Kamuela, Hawaii, Chris Pritchet of the University of Victoria and Paul Hickson of the University of British Columbia in Vancouver.

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