McDonald Observatory

McDonald Observatory

McDonald Observatory
Mirror Preparation 4
II: Buildings and Grounds
A welder prepares the base of the tube, which will support the 82-inch reflecting mirror of the McDonald Observatory telescope. While the mirror was being polished, the telescope was fabricated, tested, and shipped to Texas.
Welders | Mirrors--Design and construction | Reflecting telescopes | Manufacturing processes | Warner & Swasey Company
Warner & Swasey Company
Photographic prints; 19.2 x 23.9 cm
Cleveland, Ohio
Archival Photographic Files
University of Chicago Library, Special Collections Research Center

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