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Peter Stackpole1938

LIFE Photo Collection

LIFE Photo Collection

A view showing the polishing tool used for the 200-inch disk, a huge steel plate faced with 1,964 glass blocks covered with a special type of pitch.

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  • Date: 1938
  • Location: CA, US
  • Physical Dimensions: B/W NEGATIVE
  • Subject Keywords: Astronomy, Observatories, Mt. Palomar, Us, 1930s
  • Publisher: TimeLife
  • Usage: For personal non-commercial use only
  • Provider: LIFE
  • Photographer: Peter Stackpole
  • Original ID: TimeLife_image_115624740
  • Credits: Life Magazine
  • Copyright: © Time Inc.
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