Huge yokes of the 200-inch telescope

Palomar Observatory; Huge yokes of the 200-inch telescope form a bullseye for the camera just before they were loaded on a freighter at a Philadelphia dock for shipment to California, where they will be assembled in the Mt. Palomar Observatory of the California Institute of Technology.  The yokes, each 11 feet in diameter and up to 19 feet in length were built in the South Philadelphia Works of the Westinghouse Electric and Manufacturing Company., Credit Line: Westinghouse, courtesy AIP Emilio Segrè Visual Archives
Abstract/Description: Palomar Observatory; Huge yokes of the 200-inch telescope form a bullseye for the camera just before they were loaded on a freighter at a Philadelphia dock for shipment to California, where they will be assembled in the Mt. Palomar Observatory of the California Institute of Technology. The yokes, each 11 feet in diameter and up to 19 feet in length were built in the South Philadelphia Works of the Westinghouse Electric and Manufacturing Company.
Subject(s): Observatories
Telescopes
Equipment and supplies
Palomar Observatory
Credit Line: Westinghouse, courtesy AIP Emilio Segrè Visual Archives
Catalog ID: Palomar Observatory F24