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Title
The 100-inch mirror in its hoisting machine, under the 100-inch telescope, Mount Wilson Observatory
Date Created and/or Issued
11/1939
Contributing Institution
Huntington Library
Collection
Photographs
Rights Information
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Description
The 100-inch mirror in its hoisting machine, under the 100-inch telescope, Mount Wilson Observatory. Two unidentified men stand near the hoisting machine and mirror. A portion of the telescope can be seen in the upper right-hand corner of the photograph. The interior of the observatory 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; 1 8X10 film neg
Identifier
COPC 641
28638
http://hdl.huntington.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15150coll2/id/1724
Subject
Mirrors
Hoisting machinery
Telescopes
Reflecting telescopes
Large astronomical telescopes
Men--California--Mount Wilson--Photographs
Mount Wilson Observatory
Astronomical observatories
Interiors
Photographic prints. (gmgpc)
Place
Mount Wilson (Calif.)
Source
Photographs, Huntington Digital Library

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