McDonald Observatory

McDonald Observatory

McDonald Observatory
Astronomical Photographs 1
II: Buildings and Grounds
Uranus and its system of five known moons. Astronomer Gerard Kuiper discovered Miranda, the fifth moon in February 1948. The other four moons are Ariel, Umbriel, Titania, and Oberon. Photograph taken with the 82-inch McDonald reflector telescope (exposure of 3 minutes, 30 seconds).
Kuiper, Gerard Peter, 1905-1973 | Uranus (Planet) | Satellites (Natural) | Astronomical photography
Photographic prints; 22.0 x 17.0 cm
Archival Photographic Files
University of Chicago Library, Special Collections Research Center

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