Historical Art PhotoNews Posters Circa 1946 - 1952
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How The Earth Looks From 57 Miles Up
Picture made by a sequence camera, contained in an Aerobee rocket, from an altitude of about 67 miles, plainly shows the curvature of the earth and the ground haze around it. C.T. Holliday, Johns Hopkins, examines camera used which photographed a 1,400-mile area on test flight into the stratosphere.
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After 11 years of grinding, polishing, etc., the 15-ton, 200-inch lens, that is accurate to 2-millionths of an inch, is ready to be transported from Los Angeles to Mr. Palomar Observatory where it will form part of the world's largest telescope.
Scene at the official dedication of the giant Hale telescope at Mt. Palomar, Calif., named in honor of Dr. George Ellery Hale who first envisioned the project 20 years ago. Heart of the scope is a 500-ton, 2OQ-inch mirror which enables the astronomers to see further into the universe than ever before.