2004: SOAR Dedication Ceremonies - April 17, 2004

  • Jan 1, 2004

Soar Dedication

EAST LANSING, Mich. When the SOuthern Astrophysical Research (SOAR) telescope opens its eye later this year and captures what astronomers call "first light," it will not only open a new window on the night skies of the Southern Hemisphere, but will also shine new light on science research and education at Michigan State University.

Facts & Data:

Overview
SOAR factsheet
SOAR partners
SOAR observing room
SOAR camera
Timeline
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Pictures:

Telescope Observing Room Imager Ceremony
telescope

observing room

imager ceremony
more ... more ... more ... Set 1 / Set 2

 

MSU News:

Radio/TV:

Press:

msu news

Play Audio (WKAR, April 16);
WILX;
WLNS
 

Detroit News (pdf)
Eagle Herald (pdf)
Shipping Digest (pdf)

mLive (pdf)
newsWise (pdf)
State News (pdf)

Links:

Dedication Pictures from Chile (NOAO)
NOAO

SOAR
www.soartelescope.org 

MSU SOAR
www.pa.msu.edu/soarmsu/

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
www.unc.edu

UNC Department of Physics and Astronomy
www.physics.unc.edu

National Optical Astronomy Observatories
www.noao.edu/

NOAO's SOAR site
www.noao.edu/soar/

Brazil's Laboratorio Nacional de Astrofisica
www.lna.br/soar/soar_e.htm

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