The University of Arizona

Mirror Castings

Below is the roster of our mirror castings.

Size1

Focal Ratio2

Casting Date3

Telescope/Observatory

1.8

1.0

1985

Vatican Advanced Technology Telescope

1.2

1.9

1987

Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory

3.5

1.75

1988

Astrophysical Research Consortium

3.5

1.75

1988

Wisconsin-Indiana-Yale-NOAO

3.5

1.5

1989

US Air Force Starfire Optical Range

6.5

1.25

1992

Multiple Mirror Telescope Conversion

6.5

1.25

1994

Magellan I, Las Campanas Observatory

8.4

1.14

1997

Large Binocular Telescope I

6.5

1.25

1998

Magellan II, Las Campanas Observatory

8.4

1.14

2000

Large Binocular Telescope II

6.5

1.25

2002

Lockheed Martin Corporation

8.4

2.14*

2005

Giant Magellan Telescope I

3.8

3.4

2006

Test Optic, Mirror Lab

8.4

1.2

2007

Large Synoptic Survey Telescope

6.5

1.25

2009

San Pedro Màtir Observatory

1.2

1.9

2010

Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory

8.4

2.14*

2012

Giant Magellan Telescope II

8.4

2.14*

2013

Giant Magellan Telescope III

1Meters 2Focal length/diameter 3Casting date *Off-axis segment

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