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For ten years the 100 inch Mt Wilson telescope had been George Hale’s obsession, one hundred tons of iron and steel and glass held together by his compulsive worrying. Most men would have quit then.

6 thoughts on “For ten years the 100 inch Mt Wilson telescope had been George Hale’s obsession, one hundred tons of iron and steel and glass held together by his compulsive worrying. Most men would have quit then.

  1. Now that there is so much light pollution at this location it's time to think about moving the telescope, possibly to the southern hemisphere, to a darker location.

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