Exploration

Marcel Borel Photographing Large 85-foot Antenna. Hat Creek Radio Astronomy Station, October 1964

Marcel Borel Photographing Large 85-foot Antenna. Hat Creek Radio Astronomy Station, October 1964

The 120-inch Reflector, Mirror Detached for Re-aluminizing, Lick Observatory, July 1964

The 120-inch Reflector, Mirror Detached for Re-aluminizing, Lick Observatory, July 1964

Completed in 1959, this was at the time the largest astronomical telescope built by public funds, the 120-inch reflector was financed during the years of its construction by the California state legislature.

View Southwest from Mount Hamilton into Sun, Lick Observatory, July 1964

View Southwest from Mount Hamilton into Sun, Lick Observatory, July 1964