Danny West Atop Multiple Mirror Telescope Building

ID: SIA RU000371 [94-8334]

Creator: Chacon, Vicki

Form/Genre: Black-and-white photographs

Date: 1978

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Box 02, Folder: June 1978, Image No. 94-8334

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Summary

Danny West of the Mt. Hopkins Observatory staff perches precariously on edge of the Multiple Mirror Telescope (MMT) building, nearly 8,500 feet above the Santa Cruz Valley, holding taut the lines guiding equipment into the structure below him.

Subject

  • West, Danny
  • Mt. Hopkins Observatory
  • Multiple Mirror Telescope Observatory
  • Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
  • Smithsonian Institution Office of Public Affairs

Notes

Featured in the "Torch," June 1978.

Cite as

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Box 02, Folder: June 1978, Image No. 94-8334

Repository Loc.

Smithsonian Institution Archives Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520

Date

1978

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  • No Known Copyright

Topic

  • Observatories
  • Astronomical observatories

Place

Arizona

Form/Genre

Black-and-white photographs

Local number

SIA RU000371 [94-8334]

Physical description

Gelatin silver prints; 4 x 5;

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