Story of Palomar [videorecording] / Encyclopedia Britannica Films.

Title: 
Story of Palomar [videorecording] / Encyclopedia Britannica Films.

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Publisher: 
[California?] : Encyclopedia Britannica Films : California Institute of Technology, 1960.
Description: 
1 videodisc (38 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Other Authors: 
Encyclopedia Britannica Films, inc.
California Institute of Technology.
Format of Material: 
Video
Bib ID: 
61986
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Location: 
Audio/Video Collection
Call Number: 
Story of Palomar
Holdings Note: 
DVD Digitized Preservation Copy
Notes: 
Title frame missing from DVD.
Provides details of telescopes and their use, and the history of the building of the Hale telescope on Mt. Palomar, California. Although there is only a brief mention of the casting of the Pyrex 200" disk, there is much coverage of its grinding and polishing, its transportation to the observatory and its installation and use.
DVD.
Original film was copied onto U-matic video by CMGL and digitized from that.