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Title
Relocation of the Snow telescope coelostat, Mount Wilson Observatory
Date Created and/or Issued
7/6-8/1905
Contributing Institution
Huntington Library
Collection
Photographs
Rights Information
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Description
Relocation of the Snow telescope coelostat, with block and tackle, Mount Wilson Observatory. Four (4) unidentified men are standing around the coelostat and its mirror. A white tarpaulin serves as a domes roof over the instrument.
Image courtesy of the Observatories of the Carnegie Institution for Science Collection at the Huntington Library, San Marino, California.
Type
Image
Format
image/jpeg
Identifier
COPC 245
28242
http://hdl.huntington.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15150coll2/id/1076
Subject
Coelostat
Optical instruments
Astronomical instruments
Scientific apparatus and instruments
Mirrors
Hoisting machinery
Tarpaulins
Mount Wilson Observatory
Photographic prints. (gmgpc)
Place
Mount Wilson (Calif.)
Source
Photographs, Huntington Digital Library

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