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Title
48-inch Schmidt camera, Palomar Observatory
Date Created and/or Issued
7/1958
Contributing Institution
Huntington Library
Collection
Photographs
Rights Information
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Description
48-inch Schmidt camera, Palomar Observatory, with an observer at the guidescope. Hale observatories catalog no. 342. The interior walls of the observatory dome are seen behind the camera. The dome's shutter is open.
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 5X7 film neg; 1 8X10 print
Identifier
COPC 2069
30066
http://hdl.huntington.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15150coll2/id/2002
Subject
Cameras
Optical instruments
Astronomical instruments
Astronomers
Palomar Observatory
Astronomical observatories
Observatory domes
Interior walls
Stools
Photographic prints. (gmgpc)
Place
Palomar, Mount (Calif.)
Source
Photographs, Huntington Digital Library

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