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Title
The 100-inch telescope, tube tilting to the north and east, Mount Wilson Observatory
Creator
Miller, William
Date Created and/or Issued
1941
Contributing Institution
Huntington Library
Collection
Photographs
Rights Information
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Description
The 100-inch telescope, tube tilting to the north and east, Mount Wilson Observatory. Photo by William Miller. Seen from the southwest. One of the steel pedestals is seen under the telescope. A curved ladder arches above the telescope tube, to its left. A small portion of the interior balcony is seen in the foreground; 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; 1 8X10 film neg
Identifier
COPC 388
28385
http://hdl.huntington.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15150coll2/id/1900
Subject
Telescopes
Reflecting telescopes
Large astronomical telescopes
Astronomical instruments
Optical instruments
Tubes
Pedestals
Balconies
Ladders
Mount Wilson Observatory
Astronomical observatories
Observatory domes
Interiors
Interior walls
Photographic prints. (gmgpc)
Place
Mount Wilson (Calif.)
Source
Photographs, Huntington Digital Library

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