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title:

Link Observatory telescope

image number:

P0036004

description:

This image appears on page 2 of "The Goethe Link Observatory..." by Victor E. Maier which appeared in Popular Astronomy (v. XLVIII, n. 5 May 1940). The caption reads, in full: "View Down the Optical Tube of the Goethe Link Reflector. This shows the method of covering the mirror: with a stainless steel sheet that bends to the curve of the inside of the tube when open and flattens when it is closed The photograph shows the method of 'tuning' the aluminum optical tube."

date taken:

Between 1937 and 1939

film code:

Eastman - Safety - Kodak 121

photographer studio:

Maier, Earnest P.

accession number:

2012/121

copyright owner:

Indiana University

building name:

Link Observatory, Goethe (1939)

corporate name:

Astronomy, Department of

corporate name:

Indiana Astronomical Society

corporate name:

Link Observatory, Goethe

topic:

Astronomical instruments

topic:

Telescopes

topic:

Astronomy

city:

Martinsville

state:

Indiana

other place name:

Observatory Road (8403)

series:

Buildings & Grounds

subseries:

Link Observatory, Goethe