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Visit To Palomar : DSS Original Plates

Posted by Paulo Cacella on 25th September 2011 in Palomar, Recent Posts, Travel
Underground 60 inch dome, where Coude focus is located, there is a vault. Original DSS plates. / / / / / / / /  / / / / / / / / / / / / 

Visit To Palomar : 60 inches Telescope

Posted by Paulo Cacella on 25th September 2011 in Palomar, Recent Posts, Travel
Inside the Telescope / / / / / / / / / / / /  / / / / / / / /  / / / / / / / /  / / / /  / / / /  / / / / 

Visit To Palomar : Oschin 48 in Telescope

Posted by Paulo Cacella on 25th September 2011 in Palomar, Recent Posts, Travel
Here we see the famous 48 inch telescope that generated the DSS plates / / / / / / / /  / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / 

Visit To Palomar : Hale Telescope

Posted by Paulo Cacella on 25th September 2011 in Palomar, Recent Posts, Travel
We had a nice and complete visit to Palomar Observatories. Our guide was the Chief Engineer for Caltech Optical Observatories at Palomar Mountain, Mr. Paul Gardner. / / / /1 – External View. 200 inches Hale telescope / /
/ /2 – Dome Underground / / / / / / / /  / / / /3 – Hale Telescope Instruments / / / / / / / /  / / / /4 – Hale Telescope Mount / / / / / / / /  / / / /  / / / /5 – Great External View of San Gorgonio Mt / / / / / / / /6 – Hale Fork / / / / / / / /  / / / /