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  • Buildings in 2005

  • 2003 Mars Opposition

  • 2001 Oseti All-Sky Telescope Construction

  • 2000 Mirror Removal Pictures

  • 2000 Radio Telescope Repair Pictures
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    About Oak Ridge:
    The Oak Ridge Observatory, in Harvard, Massachusetts, formerly operated the largest optical telescope east of Texas in the U.S. Owned by Harvard University, it was operated by Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (SAO), part of the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics (CfA) until August 19, 2005.

    Optical Research:
    The Wyeth 61-inch reflector carried out research on stellar radial velocities and the motions of comets and asteroids.

    Radio Research:
    An 84-foot steerable radio telescope was used in Project BETA, a search for extraterrestrial intelligence.

    SETI:
    Harvard University's Optical SETI program continues at Oak Ridge

    See the Harvard SETI Homepage for more information.

    Last modified on Thursday, 29-Jan-2009 15:56:36 EST
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