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Title
Installation of fist upper section to the lower section of the 100-inch telescope tube, Mount Wilson Observatory
Date Created and/or Issued
11/1916
Contributing Institution
Huntington Library
Collection
Photographs
Rights Information
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Description
Installation of the first upper section to the lower section of the 100-inch telescope tube, Mount Wilson Observatory. The base of the fork mount is seen in the lower right-hand corner of the photograph. The interior walls of the observatory dome are 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
Identifier
COPC 550
28547
http://hdl.huntington.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15150coll2/id/1430
Subject
Tubes
Steel, Structural
Telescopes
Reflecting telescopes
Large astronomical telescopes
Walls
Interiors
Mount Wilson Observatory
Astronomical observatories
Observatories
Photographic prints. (gmgpc)
Place
Mount Wilson (Calif.)
Source
Photographs, Huntington Digital Library

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