Danny West Atop MMT Building

ID: 94-8334

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

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

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
  • West, Danny
  • Telescopes

Place

Arizona

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Exterior

ID Number

94-8334

Physical description

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

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