New Telescope's Dedication Ceremony on Mt. Hopkins

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In a special ceremony held at the 7600-foot level of Mt. Hopkins, Arizona, the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory officially dedicates its new 60-inch reflecting telescope to the memory of the late Carlton W. Tillinghast, Jr.


  • Tillinghast, Carlton W Jr
  • Fred Lawrence Whipple Observatory
  • Mt. Hopkins Observatory
  • Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory


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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Box 1, "The Torch," December, 1970.

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September 29, 1970


  • Observatories
  • Astrophysics
  • Telescopes
  • Dedications (Ceremony)
  • Astronomy

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