McDonald Observatory

McDonald Observatory

McDonald Observatory
Mirror Preparation 9
II: Buildings and Grounds
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.
Mirrors--Design and construction | Reflecting telescopes | Manufacturing processes | Astronomical observatories | Warner & Swasey Company
Warner & Swasey Company
Photographic prints; 24.3 x 19.7 cm
Archival Photographic Files
University of Chicago Library, Special Collections Research Center

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