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Construction of the McMath

[McMath-Pierce]

About this image

Construction of the McMath solar telescope in May 1961. This telescope, now known as the McMath-Pierce Solar Facility, is the largest solar telescope in the world. This picture is from the collection of Dr E. Carpenter, former director of the University of Arizona's Steward Observatory.

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