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Title
Workmen washing the 200-inch telescope mirror on the flor of the dome, Palomar Observatory
Date Created and/or Issued
8/1965
Contributing Institution
Huntington Library
Collection
Photographs
Rights Information
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Description
Workmen washing the 200-inch telescope mirror on the floor of the dome, Palomar Observatory. Color photograph. Four unidentified men, three standing on a platform and one perched in a chute above the center of the mirror, clean the mirror. Portions of the 200-inch telescope are seen above them.
Image courtesy of the Observatories of the Carnegie Institution for Science Collection at the Huntington Library, San Marino, California.
Type
Image
Format
image/tiff
Identifier
COPC 2516
30513
http://hdl.huntington.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15150coll2/id/2074
Subject
Mirrors--Cleaning
Telescopes
Reflecting telescopes
Large astronomical telescopes
Palomar Observatory
Astronomical observatories
Men--California--Palomar--Photographs
Platforms
Photographic prints. (gmgpc)
Place
Palomar, Mount (Calif.)
Source
Photographs, Huntington Digital Library

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