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Title
Roscoe Sanford and Tom Nelson at the coude focus of the 100-inch telescope, Mount Wilson Observatory
Date Created and/or Issued
1948
Contributing Institution
Huntington Library
Collection
Photographs
Rights Information
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Description
(Left to right): Roscoe Sanford (in electric suit) and Tom Nelson at the coude focus of the 100-inch telescope, Mount Wilson Observatory. Sanford stands to the right and just behind the seated Nelson. Sanford is wearing an electric suit, and Nelson is wearing a heavy coat and hat. Numerous instruments are seen in the surrounding area.
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 654
28651
http://hdl.huntington.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15150coll2/id/1698
Subject
Sanford, Roscoe F. (Roscoe Frank), 1883-1958
Nelson, Tom
Astronomers
Scientists
Telescopes
Reflecting telescopes
Large astronomical telescopes
Astronomical instruments
Optical instruments
Scientific apparatus and instruments
Coats
Hats
Eyeglasses
Men--California--Mount Wilson--Photographs
Mount Wilson Observatory
Astronomical observatories
Group portraits. (gmgpc)
Portrait Photographs. (aat)
Photographic prints. (gmgpc)
Place
Mount Wilson (Calif.)
Source
Photographs, Huntington Digital Library

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