72 inch reflecting telescope, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, 1920.

 
72 inch reflecting telescope, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, 1920.
4 0 c m
 
31cm
actual image size: 23cm x 32cm

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Photograph of the 72 inch reflecting telescope at the Dominion Astrophysical Observatory at Victoria, British Columbia in Canada. Built by the American company of Warner & Swasey Ltd the telescope was completed in 1917. In this view, the telescope is set up for direct photography of the sky using the Newtonian focus located at the top of the skeletal tube.

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