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Title
The 100-inch telescope, Mount Wilson Observatory
Date Created and/or Issued
6/1955
Contributing Institution
Huntington Library
Collection
Photographs
Rights Information
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Description
The 100-inch telescope, Mount Wilson Observatory. Seen from the west, the tube is lowered to the south, and the shutter is open to the south. The interior balcony surrounds the telescope and its pedestal; the interior walls of the dome are 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 film neg
Identifier
COPC 399
28396
http://hdl.huntington.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15150coll2/id/1916
Subject
Telescopes
Reflecting telescopes
Large astronomical telescopes
Astronomical instruments
Optical instruments
Ladders
Balconies
Interior walls
Mount Wilson Observatory
Photographic prints. (gmgpc)
Place
Mount Wilson (Calif.)
Source
Photographs, Huntington Digital Library

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