Mayall Telescope

Mayall Telescope

(may -ăl) See Kitt Peak National Observatory.
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Arjun Dey (NOAO) and colleagues used the Mayall telescope on Kitt Peak and the Keck II telescope on Mauna Kea to measure the faint galaxies' distances.
A current prototype instrument of DESI, named ProtoDESI, is currently being used in a two-month trial at the Mayall Telescope in Kitt Peak National Observatory near Tucson, Arizona.
DESI will be mounted on the fourmetre Mayall telescope at Kitt Peak National Observatory near Tucson, Arizona.
The proposed Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument (DESI), based on an international partnership of nearly 50 institutions led by Berkeley Lab, would enable the Mayall Telescope on Kitt Peak in Arizona to map over 20 million galaxies, plus over three million quasars, in 14,000 square degrees of the northern sky.
An image of this object taken with the 4m Mayall telescope can also be found on Jurasevich's website.
We report on multi-slit spectra observations taken at the 4-m Mayall Telescope at Kitt Peak National Observatory in July of 2001.
Mayall Telescope and the McMathPierce Solar Telescope, were national observatories planned and constructed for the mountain itself.
Dawson and colleagues mapped the visible galaxies in Perry's Cluster by using the Hubble Space Telescope, the 8-meter Subaru Telescope in Hawaii, the 4-meter Mayall Telescope at the Kitt Peak National Observatory in Arizona and the twin 10-meter telescopes at the W.M.
"It's an old elephant," says Schwarz of the 4-meter telescope housed within, "but it's certainly not dead." A twin of the Mayall telescope at Kitt Peak, Arizona, the gracious, equatorially mounted Blanco reflector was commissioned back in 1974 as Chile's first large astronomical telescope.
Using observations from the 4-meter Mayall Telescope on Kitt Peak and the Keck II Telescope, the team developed an efficient technique to identify red giants in M31's halo against the dense veil of Milky Way foreground stars.
Hillwig (Georgia State University) imaged SS 433 in visible light with the 4-meter Mayall Telescope on Kitt Peak in Arizona.