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Open House at the 36 Foot in Tucson, 1974

NRAO has always worked to introduce radio astronomy and to educate students, teachers, and the general public about our instruments and the exciting research conducted with them. Site tours and open houses have long been a popular and successful part of this process. In this photo, a group tours the control room of the 36 foot telescope on Kitt Peak outside Tucson in approximately 1974. Operator Don Corderell is seated at the left and Cal Sparks, with white shirt, is standing on the right. Photo taken by Mark Gordon. tour_36ft_gordonphoto.jpg
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