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Photos of WHT Erection


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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)


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