McDonald Observatory

Price: $14.95

Stock #: 796484
Type: Postcard
Era: Chrome
City: Fort Davis
State: Texas (TX)
County: Jeff Davis
Publisher: Walcott And Sons
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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Located on summit of Mount Locke as an elevation of 6,285 ft. in the heart of the beautiful Davis Mountains. It contains the fourth largest telescope in the world, weighing 75 tons. The mirror diameter is 82 inches and weighs 2 1/2 tons. Height of the observatory is 73 ft. to top of dome. Located in the heart of the Davis Mountain scenic loop and a short distance from Ft. Davis, Marfa and Alpine.

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