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First Photos Through Palomar's Giant Eye

Woodbury, David O. and Lagemann, John Kord (1949) First Photos Through Palomar's Giant Eye. Collier's . 19-25+. ISSN 2161-6469. http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:20120216-113841634

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Abstract

On these pages you see what no one has ever seen before - the oldest and most remote star worlds ever photographed by man. These are the first official pictures to be taken by the world's largest stargazer, the long-awaited 200-inch Hale telescope on Palomar Mountain in California. The light that made the pictures started on its journey back in the dawn of our world, when primitive light was just beginning to stir on earth.


Item Type:Article
Alternate Title:Behold the Universe!, The Men of Palomar
Additional Information:An original paper copy of this article is available in the Caltech Archives Palomar collection.
Group:Palomar Observatory
Subject Keywords:Milton Humason, Byron Hill, Fritz Zwicky, Ira Bowen, Rudolph Minkowski, Frank Ross, John Anderson, Edwin Hubble, Walter Baade
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Deposited By: Joy Painter
Deposited On:16 Feb 2012 21:07
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