[NRAO logo]
NRAO logo  

[NRAO dedication, 1957]
NRAO dedication, 1957. NRAO/AUI image

[Dedication of the 85 foot Tatel telescope]
85 foot Tatel Telescope dedication, 1958. NRAO/AUI image

[85 foot Tatel telescope]
85 foot Tatel Telescope. NRAO/AUI image

[Struve at groundbreaking for 300 foot telescope]
Struve at 300 foot ground breaking, 1961. NRAO/AUI image

[300 foot telescope]
300 foot telescope. NRAO/AUI image

[140 Foot telescope ground breaking]
140 foot telescope ground breaking, 1958. NRAO/AUI image

[NRAO 140 Foot telescope]
NRAO 140 Foot telescope. NRAO/AUI image

[Green Bank Interferometer]
Green Bank Interferometer. NRAO/AUI image

[VLA dedication]
VLA dedication, 1980. NRAO/AUI image


[AIPS logo]
AIPS logo. NRAO/AUI image

[VLBA Pie Town antenna]
VLBA Pie Town antenna. NRAO/AUI image

[300 foot telescope after 1988 collapse]
300 foot after collapse, 1988. NRAO/AUI image

[GBT ground breaking]
GBT ground breaking, 1991. NRAO/AUI image

[Green Bank Telescope]
Green Bank Telescope. NRAO/AUI image

[Christening block at ALMA Camp ground breaking]
Alma Camp ground breaking. NRAO/AUI image


[4 NRAO Directors]
Lo, Vanden Bout, Roberts, Heeschen - 4 NRAO Directors at 50th anniversary. NRAO/AUI image


Records of the National Radio Astronomy Observatory: Item listing

Photographs of the Green Bank Telescope (GBT)

TitleGBT Construction Photos
Start Date5/24/1991
End Date7/28/1999
Notes22 photo albums containing 4x6 inch photos of the construction. The album including photos dated 4/28/1998 - 2/3/1999 was missing when the Archives received the set; the Archives has negatives for this period
 [Range 8A]

TitleGBT construction prints and negatives
Start Date5/1/1991
End Date8/25/2000
Notes23 loose-leaf binders of chronologically arranged prints and negatives of the GBT ground breaking construction, and dedication
 [Range 2A]

TitleGBT daily contact prints and negatives
Start Date5/1993
End Date7/2000
Notes4 boxes containing sets of daily contact prints and negatives, grouped chronologically by month, for May 1993-July 2000 (missing 11/1998 and 2/1999). These daily prints and negatives were taken with three (and later two) different cameras, fisheye, close, and more distant. The daily images were used by NRAO's Education and Public Outreach to create a brief time lapse movie of the GBT construction
External LinkSee the brief time lapse movie of the GBT construction made using the daily images
 [Range 2A]

Photo CreditNRAO/AUI
Link to PhotoView Photo
Photo DescriptionGroundbreaking for the Green Bank Telescope, 1 May 1991. Left to right: Senator Robert C. Byrd, NSF Director Walter E. Massey, AUI President Robert E. Hughes (without shovel).
Photo Date5/1/1991

PhotographerRoy Norville
Photo CreditNRAO/AUI
Link to PhotoView Photo
Photo DescriptionRibbon cutting at the dedication of the GBT, 25 August 2000. Left to right: Riccardo Giacconi (AUI President), Phillip Jewell (NRAO Assistant Director for Green Bank Operations), Senator Robert C. Byrd, Father Thomas Acker, Rita Colwell (NSF Director), Paul Vanden Bout (NRAO Director)

Photo CreditNRAO/AUI
Link to PhotoView Photo
Photo DescriptionGreen Bank Telescope
Photo Date2002

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