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Yerkes Observatory

Yerkes Observatory
Yerkes Observatory
Yerkes Observatory
Yerkes Observatory
Yerkes
Yerkes
Largest refractor in the world
Largest refractor in the world
Floor moves to telescope
Floor moves to telescope
Dome rolls on train wheels
Dome rolls on train wheels
Counter balance weights for the floor
Counter balance weights for the floor
40
40"
AlCon trip 2012
AlCon trip 2012
AlCons trip 2012
AlCons trip 2012
Floor being raised
Floor being raised
Floor being raised
Floor being raised
A bust of Charles Tyson Yerkes
A bust of Charles Tyson Yerkes
Entryway to the observatory
Entryway to the observatory
The 40 is on the 2nd floor up the stairs
The 40" is on the 2nd floor up the stairs
George Ellery Hale
George Ellery Hale
18th Century refractor
18th Century refractor
Details for previous picture
Details for previous picture
Navigators sextant
Navigators sextant
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Details for previous picture
Made in 1764
Made in 1764
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Details for previous picture
Charles Tyson Yerkes
Charles Tyson Yerkes
Early Solar images
Early Solar images
Beautiful architecture.
Beautiful architecture.
A focuser?
A focuser?
New spectrograph just built for Sofia
New spectrograph just built for Sofia
Assembly room for the Spectrograph
Assembly room for the Spectrograph
Complete machine shop
Complete machine shop
Early works of E.E. Burnham
Early works of E.E. Burnham
Eyepiece and light to view negative plates of star field.
Eyepiece and light to view negative plates of star field.
Incredible library of work
Incredible library of work
Close up view
Close up view