Multiple-Mirror Telescope

ID: SIA2011-0726 and 94-2869

Creator: Williams, J. T

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: c. 1977

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Box 2, Folder: September 1977

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Summary

The exterior, sporting a new outer skin of metal siding, of the facility housing the Multiple-Mirror Telescope (MMT) at Mount Hopkins Observatory, now known as the Fred Lawrence Whipple Observatory, in southern Arizona. The MMT is a joint project between the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory and the University of Arizona.

Subject

  • Fred Lawrence Whipple Observatory
  • Mt. Hopkins Observatory
  • Multiple Mirror Telescope Observatory
  • Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
  • Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory Field stations

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

Featured in the Smithsonian Torch 77-9, September 1977.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Box 2, Folder: September 1977

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

c. 1977

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Observatories
  • Astrophysics
  • Observing (field) stations
  • Astronomy

Place

Arizona

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Exterior

ID Number

SIA2011-0726 and 94-2869

Physical description

Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Exterior; Medium: Photographic print

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