Bagrat Ioannisiani

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Bagrat Ioannisiani (23 October [O.S. 10 October] 1911, Yerevan – 10 December 1985, Leningrad) was a Soviet telescope designer of Armenian descent.

He was the chief designer of the BTA-6, one of the largest telescopes in the world.[1] He was awarded the Lenin Prize in 1957.[2]


  1. ^ "World's biggest telescope shows off its paces". New Scientist. 5 December 1974. p. 715.
  2. ^ Gunther, John (1958). Inside Russia today. Harper. p. 273. OCLC 405902.

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