McDonald Observatory

McDonald Observatory

McDonald Observatory
Front View 2
II: Buildings and Grounds
Operated jointly by the Universities of Texas and Chicago, McDonald Observatory is located atop 6,825-foot Mount Locke in West Texas. The crystal-clear atmosphere provides astronomers with one of the best available observation sites in the world. The 73-foot dome houses 30 electric precision motors and the latest astronomical equipment available in the world of science.
Astronomical observatories | Observatory domes | Exterior views
Payne, Elwood M.
Photographic prints; 24.2 x 19.4 cm
Warner & Swasey Company
Davis Mountains, Texas
Archival Photographic Files
University of Chicago Library, Special Collections Research Center

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