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Question 1: The telescope was dedicated in October ________ and saw first light with a single primary mirror on October 12, 2005 which viewed NGC 891.

Question 2: The telescope design has two 8.4-meter (28 ft) mirrors mounted on a common base, hence the name "________".
BinocularsOptical telescopeAnti-reflective coatingSchmidt-Pechan prism

Question 3: ________
List of largest optical reflecting telescopesList of largest optical telescopes historicallyEnglandHistory of the telescope

Question 4: Environmentalists and members of the tribe filed some 40 lawsuits — eight of which ended up before a federal appeals court — but the project ultimately prevailed after an act of the ________.
110th United States Congress111th United States CongressUnited States CongressUnited States Senate

Question 5: [2] LBT takes advantage of active and ________, provided by Arcetri Observatory.
MirrorAdaptive opticsLaser guide starAngular resolution

Question 6: ________
List of large optical telescopesList of largest optical reflecting telescopesList of largest optical telescopes in the 20th centuryList of largest optical telescopes historically

Question 7: The telescope has also made appearances on an episode of the Discovery Channel TV show Really Big Things, and the ________ program The Sky At Night.
BBCTG4Raidió Teilifís ÉireannNorwegian Broadcasting Corporation

Question 8: LBT, with the XMM-Newton was used to discover a galaxy cluster 2XMM J0830, over 7 billion light years away from ________.

Question 9: The Large Binocular Telescope (LBT, originally named the Columbus Project) is located on 10,700-foot Mount Graham in the Pinaleno Mountains of southeastern ________ and is a part of the Mount Graham International Observatory.


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