The University of Texas McDonald Observatory, Mt. Locke

Price: $8.95
  

Stock #: 351865
Type: Postcard
Era: Chrome
City: Fort Davis
State: Texas (TX)
County: Jeff Davis
Publisher: Shoppers Guide Press
Postmark: 1975 Jul-31
PM State: TX
Stamp: 10c
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)
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This 107-inch reflector-telescope, housed in the new dome atop Mt. Locke, Jeff Davis, County, Texas, is the third largest in the world. It carries the 107" diameter mirror at tis lower end. Light is reflected to a secondary mirror at the front of the tube, then down to the observing positions near its base or through the axis to the Claude room below

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