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Title
Willis H. Shapley addressing guests at the dedication of the 60-inch telescope, Palomar Observatory
Date Created and/or Issued
10/23/1970
Contributing Institution
Huntington Library
Collection
Photographs
Rights Information
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Description
Willis H. Shapley addressing guests at the dedication of the 60-inch telescope, Palomar Observatory. Shapley is standing behind a podium inside the Oscar G. Mayer memorial building, which houses the telescope. The crowd of unidentified men and women is seated in chairs in front of Shapley. A small portion of the telescope is seen in the upper right-hand corner of the photograph. The ladder leading to the observatory's balcony is seen in the background, to Shapley's left.
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 4X5 B/W print; 1 4X5 film neg
Identifier
COPC 2212
3020
http://hdl.huntington.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15150coll2/id/2218
Subject
Shapley, Willis H
Astronomers
Scientists
Palomar Observatory
Astronomical observatories
Telescopes
Astronomical instruments
Observatory domes
Interiors
Crowds
Men--California--Palomar--Photographs
Women--California--Palomar--Photographs
Suits (Clothing)
Coats
Ladders
Balconies
Photographic prints. (gmgpc)
Place
Palomar, Mount (Calif.)
Source
Photographs, Huntington Digital Library

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