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Palomar Observatory F16

Image title: 
200-inch mirror heads for the top of Palomar Mountain
Credit line: 
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Description: 

Palomar Observatory; After eleven and one-half years of grinding and polishing in the Optical Shop on the Cal Tech campus, the 200-inch mirror heads for the top of Palomar Mountain.

Photo date: 
November, 1947
Original format: 
2 photographic prints (black and white; 10 x 8 inches, 8 x 6 inches)
Person(s): 
Palomar Observatory