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This series highlights Giacconi's work on advisory committees for AURA in the 1970s. The series consists of meeting minutes, agenda, correspondence, proposals, bulletins, and biographies. AURA runs several large astronomical observatories in the United States and abroad. Giacconi served on several committees: the Next Generation T...

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Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy (AURA)

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This subseries consists of materials chronicling the meetings of the Next Generation Telescope Advisory Committee for AURA. The committee discussed plans for building a larger and more advanced telescope for optical astronomy.

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This subseries deals with the activities of the AURA Visiting Committee, which travels to various AURA managed observatories to examine and evaluate their workings. The committee was mainly concerned with the Kitt Peak National Observatory, but there is some material for the Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory in Chile.

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