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Title
Assembling of the Hooker telescope tubes, Mount Wilson Observatory
Date Created and/or Issued
1916
1917
Contributing Institution
Huntington Library
Collection
Photographs
Rights Information
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Description
Assembling of the Hooker telescope tubes, Mount Wilson Observatory. The second section of the telescope tube is in place, and the third section is seen at the left, ready to be hoisted. Two (2) unidentified workmen sit on top of the second tube section. The interior walls of the observatory dome are seen in the background.
Image courtesy of the Observatories of the Carnegie Institution for Science Collection at the Huntington Library, San Marino, California.
Type
Image
Format
image/tiff
Extent
1 8X10 print
Identifier
COPC 46
28043
http://hdl.huntington.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15150coll2/id/1372
Subject
Reflecting telescopes
Telescopes
Large astronomical telescopes
Astronomical instruments
Hoisting machinery
Mount Wilson Observatory
Steel, Structural
Construction workers--United States
Observatory domes
Interiors
Photographic prints. (gmgpc)
Place
Mount Wilson (Calif.)
Source
Photographs, Huntington Digital Library

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