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Title
Installation of the 100-inch telescope mirror onto its support system, 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 100-inch telescope mirror on to its support system, Mount Wilson Observatory. The upper portion is attached by rope to a large hook; the hoisting machinery is unseen above the hook. The interior balcony within the observatory building is 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 55
28052
http://hdl.huntington.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15150coll2/id/1429
Subject
Mirrors
Telescopes
Reflecting telescopes
Large astronomical telescopes
Rope
Hoisting machinery
Balconies
Interiors
Observatories
Mount Wilson Observatory
Photographic prints. (gmgpc)
Place
Mount Wilson (Calif.)
Source
Photographs, Huntington Digital Library

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