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Lear Jet 24B is used as a high altitude observation platform carrying a 12' telescope with a special hatch on the starboard side.

Art Melliar1975-01-18

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Lear Jet 24B (NASA-705) in flight along California coast is used primarily as a high altitude observation platform carrying a 12' telescope with a special hatch on the starboard side for upward viewing. The hatch has a maximum circular clear aperture of 37.6 cm and can contain a 30 cm aperture open-port gyro-stabilized telescope designed especially for infrared astronomical research.

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  • Title: Lear Jet 24B is used as a high altitude observation platform carrying a 12' telescope with a special hatch on the starboard side.
  • Creator: Art Melliar
  • Date Created: 1975-01-18
  • Owner: ARC
  • Album: edrobin1
  • About Title: To help you find images you’re searching for, previously untitled images have been labelled automatically based on their description

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