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Scope and organization (1909) (14783416282)


Scope and organization (1909) (14783416282)



Identifier: scopeorganizatio1909carnuoft (find matches)
Title: Scope and organization
Year: 1910 (1910s)
Authors: Carnegie Institution of Washington
Publisher: Washington
Contributing Library: Gerstein - University of Toronto
Digitizing Sponsor: MSN

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Tower Telescope (vertical) and Snow Telescope (horizontal) of Solar Observatory. In 1906, Mr. John D. Hooker, of Los Angeles, California,generously offered to provide funds for the construction of amirror 100 inches in diameter for an additional telescope of thereflecting tj^pe; and efforts are now^ being made to secure a diskof suitably homogeneous glass for this purpose. Mount Wilson, the site of the observatory, is one of thesummits of the San Gabriel range, 5,886 feet above sea level,in north latitude 34° 13 26 and in west longitude 118° 3 40.This site and the privileges of use and improvement of theroad leading to the mountain have been leased from the MountWilson Toll Road Company of Pasadena for a term of 99 years. OF CARNEGIE INSTITUTION OF WASHINGTON.
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26 DEDICATION OK ADMINLSTRATION BUILDING The Solar Obsenatoi*) hasbuildings : At Pasadena, California: 1. Office and instrument shop. 2. Erecting house for 6o-iuch reflector. On Mount Wilson: 5. Steel building for 60-inch reflector. 6. Snow telescope house. 7. 60-foot tower telescope. 8. Physical laboratory. 9. \arioiueter house. 10. Power house. 11. Pump house. 12. Storage-battery house. 13. Monastery. 14. Hooker cottage. 15-16-17. Small frame housesfor uisfht observers. the following equipment in 3. Hooker building. 4. Piiysical laboratory. 18. Engineers cottage. 19. Night assistants cottage. 20. Frame house for ianitor. 21. Mens house for workmen. 22. Storage house for provisions. 23. vStore liouse at foot of new trail. 24. Water reser\-oir. 25. Fire-pump house. 26. Astrophysical Musenm. 27. 150-foot tower telescope. OF CARNEGIK INSTITITIOX OF \VASHIN(;r( ).\, -/ NUTRITION LABORATORY. Director, Prokessok Prancis G. Bp:nei-)ICT. Address, Nutrition La))oratory, Vila Street, Boston, M





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