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What does LGP stand for?

LGP stands for Light-Gathering Power

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LBT director Richard Green, a professor of astronomy at the University of Arizona's Steward Observatory, said: "With the large light-gathering power of the LBT, astronomers are now able to collect the spectral fingerprints of the faintest and most distant objects in the universe.
Some years ago, I replaced that telescope--a reflector with a four-inch mirror whose limited light-gathering power made it useful mainly for looking at the major spectacles of our solar system--with a Schmidt-Cassegrain refractor whose eight-inch mirror can also capture the glow of distant nebulae and separate the stars in a cluster; but as I have aged I use it less and less.