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Photos of WHT Erection


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For publication or display (electronic or otherwise), all photos, images or videos must be credited: "Photo/image/video courtesy of the Isaac Newton Group of Telescopes, La Palma" unless otherwise noted in the provided credit line. Please contact ING's Public Relations Officer  with all the details of the use.

Caption: The William Herschel Telescope.
Credit: RGO.
Date: 1987.
Available formats: JPEG (156 K) | TIFF (4,137 K)
Caption: The WHT building under construction.
Credit: R. Worth.
Date: 1983.
Available formats: JPEG (161 K) | TIFF (7,457 K)
Caption: The WHT mounting under construction.
Credit: Nei Parsons Limited.
Date:
Available formats: JPEG (143 K) | TIFF (7,879 K)
Caption: Installation of the altitude ring.
Credit: RGO.
Date: 1 October 1986
Available formats: JPEG (105 K) | TIFF (3,527 K)
Caption: The WHT under construction.
Credit: RGO.
Date: 1984.
Available formats: JPEG (180 K) | TIFF (4,360 K)
Caption: Work on the WHT mounting.
Credit: Nei Parsons Limited.
Date: 14 July 1982.
Available formats: JPEG (114 K) | TIFF (7,648 K)
Caption: The WHT dome and building.
Credit: RGO.
Date: 1985.
Available formats: JPEG (191 K) | TIFF (9,753 K)
Caption: WHT dome erection.
Credit: RGO.
Date: 4 September 1984.
Available formats: JPEG (143 K) | TIFF (3,845 K)
Caption: WHT dome erection.
Credit: RGO.
Date: 4 September 1984.
Available formats: JPEG (167 K) | TIFF (4,223 K)
Caption: Dome erection.
Credit: RGO.
Date: 4 September 1984.
Available formats: JPEG (152 K) | TIFF (4,203 K)
Caption: Dome erection.
Credit: RGO.
Date: 4 September 1984.
Available formats: JPEG (146 K) | TIFF (3,880 K)
Caption: Dome erection.
Credit: RGO.
Date: 4 September 1984.
Available formats: JPEG (208 K) | TIFF (4,461 K)
Caption: Dome erection.
Credit: RGO.
Date: 4 September 1984.
Available formats: JPEG (140 K) | TIFF (4,180 K)
Caption: Dome erection.
Credit: RGO.
Date: 4 September 1984.
Available formats: JPEG (150 K) | TIFF (4,262 K)
Caption: The WHT under construction.
Credit: RGO.
Date: 1983.
Available formats: JPEG (89 K) | TIFF (3,153 K)
Caption: The Roque de Los Muchachos Observatory. From left to right can be seen: the CAMC, the dome of the WHT, the domes of the INT and JKT and the Swedish Solar Tower.
Credit: RGO.
Date: 1985.
Available formats: JPEG (175 K) | TIFF (9,858 K)
Caption: Mirror tests at Grubb Parson.
Credit: RGO.
Date:
Available formats: JPEG (100 K) | TIFF (4,461 K)
Caption: Mirror support system.
Credit: RGO.
Date:
Available formats: JPEG (68 K) | TIFF (3,982 K)
Caption: Mirror tests.
Credit: RGO.
Date:
Available formats: JPEG (62 K) | TIFF (4,085)
Caption: Altitude ring construction.
Credit: Nei Parsons Limited.
Date: 30 July 1982.
Available formats: JPEG (100 K) | TIFF (7,673 K)
Caption: Mirror blank tests.
Credit: Nei Parson Limited.
Date:
Available formats: JPEG (82 K) | TIFF (7,324 K)
Caption: Azimuth munting component.
Credit: Nei Parsons Limited.
Date:
Available formats: JPEG (108 K) | TIFF (7,602 K)
Caption: WHT dome and building near completion.
Credit: RGO.
Date: 4 November 1986.
Available formats: JPEG (123 K) | TIFF (3,977 K)
Caption: The WHT near completion.
Credit: RGO.
Date:
Available formats: JPEG (127 K) | TIFF (7,822 K)
Caption: Altitude ring assembly.
Credit: Nei Parsons Limited.
Date:
Available formats: JPEG (103 K) | TIFF (7,457 K)
Caption: Primary mirror cell assembly.
Credit: Nei Parsons Limited.
Date:
Available formats: JPEG (182 K) | TIFF (8,608 K)
Caption: The team of workers who erected the dome.
Credit: RGO.
Date: 1984.
Available formats: JPEG (182 K) | TIFF (8,608 K)
Caption: Primary mirror polishing at Grubb Parsons.
Credit: RGO.
Date: 19 May 1986.
Available formats: JPEG (115 K) | TIFF (10,480 K)
Caption: The Roque de Los Muchachos Observatory. From left to right can be seen: the Carlsberg Automatic Transit Circle; the WHT; the Swedish Solar Tower; the INT and the JKT.
Credit: RGO.
Date: 26 November 1984.
Available formats: JPEG (74 K) | TIFF (7,463 K)
Caption: The WHT dome near completion.
Credit: RGO.
Date: 1985.
Available formats: JPEG (112 K) | TIFF (8,397 K)
Caption: The WHT building near completion.
Credit: RGO.
Date: 3 November 1987.
Available formats: JPEG (101 K) | TIFF (8,514 K)
Caption: Assembly of Prime Focus.
Credit: RGO.
Date:
Available formats: JPEG (141 K) | TIFF (7,425 K)
Caption: First work on the building.
Credit: RGO.
Date: 1983.
Available formats: JPEG (163 K) | TIFF (8,657 K)
Caption: Assembly of mounting fork.
Credit: RGO.
Date: 1986.
Available formats: JPEG (132 K) | TIFF (8,681 K)
Caption: Moving up the azimuth base from Santa Cruz de La Palma to the Observatory.
Credit: RGO.
Date:
Available formats: JPEG (120 K) | TIFF (6,133 K)
Caption: Arrival of the altitude ring in La Palma.
Credit: RGO.
Date:
Available formats: JPEG (150 K) | TIFF (7,835 K)
Caption: Altitude ring being assembled.
Credit: RGO.
Date:
Available formats: JPEG (123 K) | TIFF (7,575 K)
Caption: Dome assembly.
Credit: RGO.
Date: 4 September 1984.
Available formats: JPEG (243 K) | TIFF (6,573 K)
Caption: The primary mirror being polished at Grubb Parson using the 20 foot machine.
Credit: Nei Parsons Limited.
Date:
Available formats: JPEG (150 K) TIFF (7,020 K)
Caption: Dome assembly.
Credit: RGO.
Date: 1984.
Available formats: JPEG (246 K) TIFF (7,304 K)
Caption: The William Herschel Telescope at Nei Grubb Parsons.
Credit: RGO.
Date:
Available formats: JPEG (237 K) | TIFF (7,320 K)
Caption: The William Herschel Telescope at Nei Grubb Parsons.
Credit: RGO.
Date:
Available formats: JPEG (260 K) | TIFF (8,041 K)
Caption: First works on the WHT site.
Credit: RGO.
Date: 1983.
Available formats: JPEG (151 K) | TIFF (10,595 K)
Caption: Construction of the WHT.
Credit: René Rutten.
Date: 1985/1986.
Available formats: JPEG
Caption: Construction of the WHT.
Credit: René Rutten.
Date: 1985/1986.
Available formats: JPEG
Caption: Construction of the WHT.
Credit: René Rutten.
Date: 1985/1986.
Available formats: JPEG
Caption: Construction of the WHT.
Credit: René Rutten.
Date: 1985/1986.
Available formats: JPEG


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