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title:

Link Observatory telescope

image number:

P0036046

description:

This image appears on page 4 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: "Inside the Large Dome Showing the Reflector with Newtonian Focussing Arrangement and Double-Slide Plateholder. The electric driving unit is shown in its shatterproof glass case in mesh with the RA worm gear. Corners are blurred because of the extreme wide angle necessary to include the instrument. Floor controls are in right foreground."

date taken:

Between 1937 and 1939

film code:

Eastman - Safety - Kodak 15

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 observatories

topic:

Telescopes

topic:

Astronomical instruments

topic:

Astronomy

city:

Martinsville

state:

Indiana

other place name:

Observatory Road (8403)

series:

Buildings & Grounds

subseries:

Link Observatory, Goethe