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Mirror, miniature, LIGO

Example of the actual optics used in the LIGO (Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory). Issued as souvenir at inauguration of LIGO facility in Livingston, Louisiana, November 12, 1999. Label on container explains significance of the object; includes place and date.

ID: 2006-00074

Creation Nov. 12, 1999

MEDIUM: Mixed; FORMAT: Mirror in metal housing, in labeled metal cannister; LENGTH: mirror diam. 1.5 inches; cannister diam. 3.125 inches ; QUANTITY: 1

Topics: Physics, Astrophysics

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