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Mayall 4-meter primary

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The Mayall 4-meter primary mirror on the grinding table, after months of polishing. From left to right: Norm Cole (pointing), Dr. Keith Pierce (center), Dr. Nicolas Mayall (right). And yes, the telescope was named after Dr. Mayall some years later.

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