[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: <200105190000.f4J008760104_at_mail.idsi.net>

  Well there is a VLT project: http://www.eso.org/projects/vlt/
Maybe that the one he's refering to. That site was update in 1998 though.
Can't say for sure if the VLA is what he meant or if he DID mean VLT.


At 04:51 PM 5/18/2001 -0700, you wrote:
>Yes, Randy. That might be the one.
>It was presented as the Very large Telescope (VLT) by
>a reputable source. I don't pick at nits, so if it was
>some kind of mistake, then enough said. I wouldn't go
>on for another second.
>I imagine the VLA is the system of telescopes that was
>being referred to, but is this is not what was said, I
>still can't be sure. Maybe you could clear it up for
>me once and for all. Here is a snippet of the post.
>"...A second team, led by Dr. Hal Weaver, anastronomer
>at the
>Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, MD, studied
>fragments of LINEAR with the Hubble Space
>Telescope,the Very
>Large Telescope (VLT) and other
>ground-basedtelescopes. The
>researchers found there is not as much material in the
>fragments as there was in LINEAR before it
>Sorry about the return characters.
>What do you make of it Randy? Is he referring to the
>Thanks for your post!
>--- trandall_at_idsi.net wrote:
>> 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.
>> >
>> >Befuddled,
>> >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...
>> Regards,
>> Tom Randall
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Received on Fri 18 May 2001 08:00:08 PM PDT

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