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Title
Installation of the ring over the 100-inch telescope mirror, Mount Wilson Observatory
Date Created and/or Issued
1917
Contributing Institution
Huntington Library
Collection
Photographs
Rights Information
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Description
Installation of the ring onto the 100-inch telescope mirror, Mount Wilson Observatory. An unidentified man in a suit stands next to the mirror at the far right of the photograph. The ring is suspended from ropes attached to an unseen crane. The interior balcony and walls of the observatory building 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 56
28053
http://hdl.huntington.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15150coll2/id/1464
Subject
Tubes
Mirrors
Rope
Hoisting machinery
Scientists
Astronomers
Suits (Clothing)
Telescopes
Reflecting telescopes
Large astronomical telescopes
Balconies
Interiors
Walls
Mount Wilson Observatory
Astronomical observatories
Astronomical instruments
Photographic prints. (gmgpc)
Place
Mount Wilson (Calif.)
Source
Photographs, Huntington Digital Library

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