Very Long Baseline Array (VLBA) Series


This series includes materials gathered by Paul A. Vanden Bout between October 1983 and January 1984 when he served as chair of the Advisory Committee on Site Selection for the Operations Center of NRAO's Very Long Baseline Array. The Committee met on 14 November and on 12 December 1983, and heard presentations from proponents of Charlottesville VA, Tucson AZ, and Socorro or Albuquerque NM. Materials include Committee correspondence, notes on presentations to the Committee, letters from university administrators, politicians, and members of the astronomical community, information packets on the three locations under consideration, and the final report of the Committee. At the time he chaired the Committee, Dr. Vanden Bout was a member of the astronomy faculty at the University of Texas, Austin.


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Papers of Paul A. Vanden Bout, “Very Long Baseline Array (VLBA) Series,” NRAO/AUI Archives, accessed February 28, 2024,