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Dedication ceremony 1948; 18" Schmidt telescope; 200" mirror blank in rough, side view; Model of 200" telescope dome; 200" blank on support rack used as cradle when blank is not on machine: showing face of blank to be ground to form the primary mirror of telescope; 200" machine with edge arcs in place on table (they are used when placing mirror blank on the machine).

ID: 1988-00752

MEDIUM: Photograph; FORMAT: Prints & Negs

Topics: Astronomy

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