16 inch Telescope at KPNO, 1964

16 inch with Herb Wooster, Director of Manufacturing for Boller and Chivens

This was a custom model 16 inch telescope modified to have electronic cables routed up thru the polar axle. These cables would service instruments mounted at the prime focus position on the back of the primary

mirror cell. The telescope had an optional motion control paddle as well as plug in receptacles under the position dials.
Right Ascension-Hour Angle-Declination Readout Dials
Five Instrument Connector Positions
The Boller and Chivens Nameplate Included
A Key Switch and Dial Dimming Controls

photo of 16" B&C taken by Reed Riddle

This telescope is now at Georgia State University’s Hard Labor Creek Observatory.