McDonald Observatory

McDonald Observatory

McDonald Observatory
Drawing, Cross-Section 1
II: Buildings and Grounds
Cutaway (photograph copy) of the McDonald Observatory. Both the observatory, in the Davis Mountains of Western Texas, and its 82-inch reflecting telescope, the second largest in the world, were designed and built by the Warner & Swasey Company of Cleveland, Ohio for the University of Texas which will operate the facility with the University of Chicago. The observatory will be dedicated May 5, 1939.
Cutaways (Images) | Diagrams | Astronomical observatories | Reflecting telescopes | Science rooms and equipment
Popular Science
Photographic prints; 20.6 x 25.3 cm
Warner & Swasey Company
Davis Mountains, Texas
Archival Photographic Files
University of Chicago Library, Special Collections Research Center

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