Palomar Observatory, Palomar Mountain
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Palomar Observatory, Palomar Mountain
California (CA), Chrome PM 1967


Highway to the stars
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Highway to the stars
Palomar Mountain California (CA), Linen unused

Description:
A summer view of the 200" dome on mile-high Palomar. This observatory, the world's largest, is 70 miles from San Diego and 135 miles from Los Angeles.



Home of the 48" Schmidt
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Home of the 48" Schmidt
Palomar Mountain California (CA), Linen unused

Description:
This dome houses the 48" Schmidt Telescope. Equipped with 48" correcting lens and a 72" reflecting mirror, this instrument operates as a companion to the 200" telescope.


Highway to the Stars
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Highway to the Stars
Palomar Mountain California (CA), Linen unused

Description:
A winter view of the 200" Dome, housing the world's largest telescope.



Palomar Observatory
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Palomar Observatory
Palomar Mountain California (CA), Chrome unused

Description:
Tom Tracy Twelve-story dome housing the 200" Hale telescope; high atop 5562 Ft. Palomar Mountain in north San Diego County, it is one of the major tourist attractions of Southern California.


Observatory
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Observatory
Palomar Mountain California (CA), Chrome PM 1960 Nov-12

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The 200-inch telescope scans one billion light years. A light year equals six trillion miles. An endowed gift by the Rockefeller Institute to the California Institute of Technology.



Mt. Palomar Observatory
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Mt. Palomar Observatory
Palomar Mountain California (CA), Chrome

Description:
Still in the process of building, is soon to become the home of the world's largest telescope - a 200-inch medium that will penetrate stellar space twice as far as has been heretofore possible. The observatory is on top of mile-high Palomar mountain, 30 miles from Temecula.


The World's Largest Observatory
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The World's Largest Observatory
Palomar Mountain California (CA), Real Photo unused



Observatory
Title:
Observatory
Palomar Mountain California (CA), Real Photo unused

Description:
The home of the 200 inch telescope total weight 1000000 pounds. The dome is 137 feet in height and diameter weighing 2000000 pounds. Construction started 1928 and was completed 1947


Palomar Mountain Telescope
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Palomar Mountain Telescope
Palomar Mountain California (CA), Chrome unused

Description:
Palomar Mountain was selected as the site of the world's largest telescope after 15 years of observation of fifteen mountains in California and Arizona. It is located on a protected shoulder of the peak called Highpoint Elevation - 5580 feet



Palomar Observatory
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Palomar Observatory
Palomar Mountain California (CA), Chrome PM 1964 Sep-4

Description:
The 200-inch Hale telescope dome is open to visitors every day, winter and summer


Palomar Observatory
Title:
Palomar Observatory
Palomar Mountain California (CA), Chrome unused

Description:
The 200-inch Hale telescope. An astronomer rides the elevating chair ust below the cell holding the 200 inch mirror Frye & Smith Ltd



Palomar Observatory
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Palomar Observatory
Palomar Mountain California (CA), Chrome PM 1983 Jul-27

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The 200-inch Hale telescope. An astronomer is seated in the observing capsule at the upper end of the telescope tube. This is where most photographs of astronomical objects are taken California Institute of Technology and Carnegie Institution of Washington


Palomar Observatory
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Palomar Observatory
Palomar Mountain California (CA), Chrome PM 1987 Aug-11

Description:
Hi-from Palomar Mountain California, home of the 200" Hale telescope. This is really something to see! This revolving dome weighs 1,000 tons! The 530 ton telescope has a distance capability of over one billion light years, or 6,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 miles! Reading about the speed of light (did you know it travels 186,000 miles a second?) and the immensity of space truly staggers the imagination - - - And I'm thinking about "little ole' you."



Palomar Mountain, California 200" Observatory
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Palomar Mountain, California 200" Observatory
Palomar Mountain California (CA), Chrome unused

Description:
Series H-5105 Shows observer mounting by special elevator to the observer's cage. Photographic plates are mounted at the focus in the observer's cage. color photo by Louis and Virginia Kay. Published and Distributed by Columbia H-5105 Columbia wholesale Supply 11401 Chandler North Hollywood Calif. 56844


Palomar Mountain
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Palomar Mountain
Palomar Mountain California (CA), Chrome unused

Description:
Scene showing the powerhouse, machine shop, water storage and 48" Schmidt Telescope in the background. In the extreme background is the U.S.F.F Fire Lookout Station. Elevation 6126 feet. The water supply for the area of 2040 acres comes from springs on the premises. All buildings are fire, earthquake and termite proof



Observatory
Title:
Observatory
Palomar Mountain California (CA), Chrome unused

Description:
Series H-2097 Built with a 6½ million endowment by the General Education Fund of the Rockefeller Institute and presented to the California Institute of Technology. Easily reached by a fine road, this is one of the most interesting places to visit in Southern California.


200" Observatory
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200" Observatory
Palomar Mountain California (CA), Chrome unused

Description:
Shows observer mounting by special elevator to the observer's cage. Photographic plates are mounted at the focus in the observer's cage



Palomar Observatory
Title:
Palomar Observatory
Palomar Mountain California (CA), Chrome unused

Description:
Hi - from Palomar Mountian California, home of the 200" Hale telescope. This is really something to see! This revolving dome weighs 1,000 tons! The 530 ton telescope has a distance capability of over one billion light years, or 6,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 miles. Reading abut the speed of light (did you know it travels 186,000 miles a second?) and the immensity of space truly staggers the imagination - and I'm thinking about "little Ole you."


Palomar Observatory
Title:
Palomar Observatory
Palomar Mountain California (CA), Linen unused

Description:
On Palomar Mountain, 69 miles north of San Diego is the largest astronomical observatory in the world. Engineers at the California Institute of Technology spent many years alone in the grinding and polishing of the great 200 inch mirror lens, the largest reflector known to man. When completed, this observatory will consist of seven buildings, costing $6,000,000



Home of The 200 Telescope
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Home of The 200 Telescope
Palomar Mountain California (CA), Linen unused

Description:
Dome is 138 feet high and 138 feet in dia. Rotating portion weighs approximately 2,000,000 pounds. Telescope, weighing over 1,000,000 pounds, requires less than one horse-power for operation. Mirror is 200 in dio., 25 thick, and will weigh approximately 18 tons




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