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10 Greatest Hits (1Dec95) (from Director's Office, NOAO Newsletter No. 44, December 1995) We are often called upon to provide lists of the contributions that KPNO has made over the years. For one recent meeting, a past chair of the AURA oversight committee for NOAO prepared a list of what he thought were the ten most important results from KPNO. I will let his name remain anonymous, since obviously any such list can win more enemies than friends. I would like your help in adding to this list and extending it to CTIO and NSO. What do you consider the most important results to be obtained in large part at NOAO facilities? Send e-mail to swolff@noao.edu. KPNO Observational Results: 1963-1994 1) Infrared Tully-Fisher Relation (Aaronson, Huchra, and Mould) 2) Bootes Void (Kirshner, Oemler, Schechter, and Shectman) 3) Lyman Alpha Forest (Lynds) 4) Butcher-Oemler Effect 5) Surface Brightness Fluctuations (Tonry) 6) First Gravitational Lens (Walsh, Weymann, and Carswell) 7) Flat Rotation Curves for Spiral Galaxies (Rubin and Ford) 8) Slow Rotation of Elliptical Galaxies (Illingworth) 9) Faint Quasar Counts (Koo and Kron) 10) M87 Black Hole (Sargent, Young, Boksenberg, Shortridge, Lynds, and Hartwick) Sidney C. Wolff, Director
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