Installation of Multiple Mirror Telescope

ID: 94-8332

Creator: Chacon, Vicki

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1978

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Box 2, Folder: June 1978

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Summary

Looking down on six primary optics, the heart of the Multiple Mirror Telescope, while they are being uncrated inside the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory building located on top of Mt. Hopkins, Arizona.

Author

Chacon, Vicki

Subject

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

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

Featured in the Torch, June 1978

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Box 2, Folder: June 1978

Contact information

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

Date

1978

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Construction
  • Observatories
  • Field stations
  • Instruments
  • Telescopes
  • Observing (field) stations
  • Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
  • Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory--Field stations

Place

Arizona

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Interior

ID Number

94-8332

Physical description

Color: Black and White; Size: 4w x 5h; Type of Image: Interior; Medium: Photographic print

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