Telescopes

Astronomical Cassegrain Telescopes listed by size and user. Click on the links below to learn more about the telescopes made by Boller and Chivens who designed, manufactured, assembled and installed astronomical telescopes. In addition to the list below, Boller and Chivens manufactured twelve Baker Nunn Schmidt optical camera telescopes for Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory as well as five more for the U. S. Air Force and an additional one for U. S. NASA Johnson Space Center.

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Proposal Renderings by John Demaree                                                                               Model of 24-Inch Telescope

SizeLocation
 100 inch/ 2.54 metersCarnegie Institution of Washington, Las Campanas Observatory, Chile
 90 inch/ 2.29 metersUniversity of Arizona at Kitt Peak
 88 inch/ 2.24 metersUniversity of Hawaii
 87 inch/ 2.15 metersLeoncito Astronomical Complex, University of La Plata, Argentina
 62 inch/ 1.60 metersNational Observatory of Brazil
University of Montréal, Quebec, Canada
 61 inch/ 1.55 metersU.S. Naval Observatory, Flagstaff Station
 52 inch/ 1.32 metersKitt Peak National Observatory, Tuscon, Arizona
 48 inch/ 1.2 metersUniversity of Western Ontario, Canada
 40 inch/ 1.02 metersCarnegie Institution of Washington, Las Campanas Observatory, Chile
Siding Spring Observatory, Australia

Northwestern University
Tel Aviv University, Israel
University of Montréal, Quebec, Canada
Yale University
 36 inch/ 0.91 metersCerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory
Kitt Peak National Observatory, Tucson, Arizona (2)

Princeton University
U.S. NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Anderson Peak Modifications
University of Texas, McDonald Observatory
 31 inch/ 0.79 metersMassachusetts Institute of Technology, Lincoln Laboratory (2)
 30 inch/ 0.76 metersMcDonald Observatory, University of Texas
University of Nebraska
University of Washington
 24 inch/ 0.61 metersAerospace Corporation
Connecticut Wesleyan University
European Southern Observatory, Chile
Korean Ministry of Science & Technology, Korea
Lick Observatory, University of California

Lowell Observatory, Flagstaff, Arizona (4)
Mees Observatory, University of Rochester
Michigan State University
Mount Stromlo and Siding Spring Observatories, Australia
New Mexico State University
Richard Perkin, Personal Telescope at his Connecticut Home
University of Bonn, Germany
University of Canterbury, New Zealand
University of Colorado
University of Hawaii
University of Iowa
University of New Mexico
University of North Carolina
University of Oregon
University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
United States Air Force
Yerkes Observatory, University of Chicago
20 inch/ 0.51 metersRepublic Observatory, South Africa
18. 5 inch/ 0.47 metersNorthwestern University, 1862 Refractor
 16 inch/ 0.41 metersBerea College, Berea, Kentucky
Burke-Baker Planetarium
Carter Observatory, New Zealand
Dominion Astrophysical Observatory, Canada
Harvard Observatory, Harvard University
Kitt Peak National Observatory, Tuscon, Arizona (2)
Mount Stromio & Siding Spring Observatories, Australia
North Georgia College
Northwestern University, 1862 Refractor
Pine Bluff Observatory, University of Wisconsin
San Diego State University
State University of New York
University of California, Los Angeles
University of Toronto, Canada
University of Washington
United States Army Map Service
U.S. NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
  14 inch/ 0.36 meterMassachusetts Institute of Technology, Lincoln Laboratory (2)
  8 inchBig Bear Solar Observatory