24 Inch (.61 meter) Telescope for New Mexico State University Observatory

From NMSU website.

New Mexico State University runs Apache Point Observatory which operates four telescopes but also owns a 24 inch reflector on Tortugus Mountain. This telescope has been used for planetary observations and observations of the Comet Shoemaker-Levy 9 and its impact on Jupiter.

This is a very interesting story of the history and renovation of the 24 Inch telescope and Tortugas Observatory.

And here is a video of the restoration:


24-Inch (.61 meter) Telescope Specifications