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RE: starship-design: MegaScope

Kelly and Timothy,

Yes I know it seems like a large aperature, but the only thing you can detect with 
110 m resolution is Giant Jovian Gas Whales...


-----Original Message-----
From:	Timothy van der Linden [SMTP:TLG.van.der.Linden@tip.nl]
Sent:	Friday, July 04, 1997 11:11 AM
To:	starship-design@lists.uoregon.edu
Subject:	starship-design: MegaScope

Lee & Kelly,

This would mean an increase of 4 orders in aperture radius (compared to 110
meter detail)

That would mean a radius of 150,000 kilometers. That seems a bit too large
for my taste.



"It is not the vastness of the field of stars which deserves our admiration, 
it is man who has measured it." 

-- Blaise Pascal (1623-1662)