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Title
Trip to space
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
Contributor
This project was supported in whole or in part by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered in California by the State Librarian
Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation and Photo Friends
Date Created and/or Issued
1962
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
Images available for reproduction and use. Please see the Ordering & Use page at http://tessa.lapl.org/OrderingUse.html for additional information.
Description
Photograph was edited for publication purposes
Photograph article dated April 26, 1962 partially reads, "Take-off point is a 5,600-foot-high plateau near the top of Palomar Mountain in San Diego County. Equipment consists of three stellar telescopes owned and operated by the California Institute of Technology, Pasadena...Palomar Observatory...stands on a block of granite 15 miles long and 5 miles wide about 500 feet below the 6,100-foot-high mountain peak. The observatory is the home of the world-famous 200-inch Hale telescope."; See images #00118373 through #00118374 for all photos in this series.
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00118373
Valley Times Collection
HCNVT_d022_f7_i16
CARL0005375176
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/52008
Subject
Palomar Observatory
Observatories--California--San Diego County
Trees--California--San Diego County
Mountains--California, Southern
Palomar, Mount (Calif.)
San Diego County (Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs

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