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Located on the summit of Mount Hamilton in the Diablo Mountain Range, the Lick Observatory is a tremendous astronomical facility. This digital collection from the University of California-Santa Cruz offers up some of the records culled from this facility's history. Here visitors can find historical photographs that document life at the Observatory, along with images of telescopes, lenses, and some of the prominent scientists who have worked there. All told, there are 1,365 images here. First-time visitors will want to start with images of the "Great Lick Refractor," the 36-inch lens that has been part of many astronomical discoveries at the Observatory. Users can focus their search by looking around by date, subject, or geographical location.

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  • Science > General
  • Science > Astronomy

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    NSDL_SetSpec_internetscout,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20130329204146569T,Science,Space Science,Science -- Astronomy,NSDL

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    English

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