[meteorite-list] Walking on egg shells

From: trandall_at_idsi.net <trandall_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Thu Apr 22 09:46:25 2004
Message-ID: <200105182341.f4INft758677_at_mail.idsi.net>

At 03:54 PM 5/18/2001 -0700, you wrote:
>Hi list,
>How can I say this in a diplomatic fashion?
>I read a post naming a few telescopes, one of which
>was the Very Large Telescope (VLT).
>Let me see if I can muster up some understatement.
>Does anyone else find this an odd name?
>Umm... thanks... or something.
>Ari Machiz

  Perhaps you mean VLA? For Very Large Array. "27 antennas arranged in a
huge Y pattern up to 36km (22 miles) across -- roughly one and a half times
the size of Washington, DC."

 See http://www.aoc.nrao.edu/vla/html/VLAintro.shtml
For more information...

Tom Randall

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Received on Fri 18 May 2001 07:41:55 PM PDT

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