McDonald Observatory

McDonald Observatory

McDonald Observatory
82-inch Reflector Telescope 5
II: Buildings and Grounds
The McDonald telescope assembled for testing within Warner & Swasey's Cleveland, Ohio plant. The company designed and built both the observatory, in the Davis Mountains of western Texas, and its 82-inch reflecting telescope, the second largest in the world for the University of Texas, which will operate the facility with the University of Chicago.
Astronomical observatories | Science rooms and equipment | Telescopes
Warner & Swasey Company
Photographic prints; 19.3 x 24.0 cm
Davis Mountains, Texas
Archival Photographic Files
University of Chicago Library, Special Collections Research Center

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