McDonald Observatory

McDonald Observatory

McDonald Observatory
Control Mechanisms 2
II: Buildings and Grounds
McDonald Observatory's dome and 82-inch reflector telescope control panel. From left: Christian T. Elvey, Henry Gordon Gale, and Otto Struve. The observatory and telescope (second largest in the world), were designed and built by the Warner & Swasey Company of Cleveland, Ohio for the University of Texas.
Elvey, Christian Thomas, 1899-1970 | Struve, Otto, 1897-1963 | Gale, Henry Gordon, 1874-1942 | Reflecting telescopes | Astronomical observatories
Warner & Swasey Company
ca. 1939
Photographic prints; 22.5 x 16.2 cm
Davis Mountains, Texas
Archival Photographic Files
University of Chicago Library, Special Collections Research Center

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