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PUBLIC OUTREACH AT THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS MCDONALD OBSERVATORY – A BRIEF HISTORY AND CURRENT OVERVIEW

  • SANDRA L. PRESTON
Part of the ASTROPHYSICS AND SPACE SCIENCE LIBRARY book series (ASSL, volume 343)

Abstract

The University of Texas McDonald Observatory is known as one of the world’s mega centers for astronomy outreach and education.

Keywords

Black Hole Radio Station Outreach Program Advisory Council Large Telescope 
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References

  1. 1.
    Evans, D.S. & Mulholland, J.D. 1986, Big and Bright: A History of the McDonald Observatory, Univ. Texas Press.Google Scholar
  2. 2.
    Science with SALT: The Southern African Large Telescope, Proceedings of the SALT/HET Workshop held at the University of Cape Town 2–6 March 1998, Ed. D.A.H. Buckley.Google Scholar
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    Smith, H.J. & Douglas, J.N. 1990–1991, An Oral History of Harlan Smith.Google Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  • SANDRA L. PRESTON
    • 1
  1. 1.McDonald Observatory The University of Texas at Austin One University StationAustinU.S.A.

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