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Title
Workmen washing the 200-inch telescope mirror on the floor of the dome, Palomar Observatory
Date Created and/or Issued
8/1965
Contributing Institution
Huntington Library
Collection
Photographs
Rights Information
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Description
Workmen washing the 200-inch telescope mirror on the floor of the dome, Palomar Observatory. Color photograph. Four unidentified men stand on a platform around the perimeter of the mirror. The interior of the observatory building 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
Identifier
COPC 2517
30514
http://hdl.huntington.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15150coll2/id/2075
Subject
Mirrors--Cleaning
Optical instruments
Astronomical instruments
Telescopes
Reflecting telescopes
Large astronomical telescopes
Palomar Observatory
Astronomical observatories
Platforms
Men--California--Palomar--Photographs
Observatory domes
Interiors
Photographic prints. (gmgpc)
Place
Palomar, Mount (Calif.)
Source
Photographs, Huntington Digital Library

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