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Mirror, glass/metal, part of Narrabri Stellar Interferometer, designed by Robert Hanbury Brown and Richard Twiss, Officine Galileo, Italy, 1960-1961 Hexagonal shaped, glass front-aluminised mirror with metal plate at rear attached by nine spring-loaded screws. An electric 'blanket' heating system is glued to the back. The canvas is marked 228R 267. This mirror was one of 252, forming a 6.7 metre diameter optical reflector. The Stellar Interferometer had two such optical reflectors.

Mirror, glass/metal, part of Narrabri Stellar Interferometer, designed by Robert Hanbury Brown and Richard Twiss, Officine Galileo, Italy, 1960-1961 Hexagonal shaped, glass front-aluminised mirror with metal plate at rear attached by nine spring-loaded screws. An electric 'blanket' heating system is glued to the back. The canvas is marked 228R 267. This mirror was one of 252, forming a 6.7 metre diameter optical reflector. The Stellar Interferometer had two such optical reflectors.

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mirror, glass, metal, stellar interferometer, Hanbury Brown, Twiss, mirror, glass, Narrabri, Stellar Interferometer, Italy, 1960, Hexagonal, optical reflector, Robert Hanbury Brown, Richard Twiss, Officine Galaleo, heating system, electric

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