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Yerkes Observatory
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Yerkes Observatory


Yerkes Observatory
Yerkes Observatory Williams Bay, Wisconsin.
Front View, 1988.
(Photo Credit: Yerkes Observatory)

Yerkes Observatory
Yerkes Observatory Williams Bay, Wisconsin.
Dedication, 1897.
(Photo Credit: Yerkes Observatory)

drawing of telescope and dome
Yerkes Observatory Williams Bay, Wisconsin.
Design and Construction Drawing for 40-inch Refractor and Dome, 1897.
(Photo Credit: Yerkes Observatory)

telescope
Yerkes Observatory Williams Bay, Wisconsin.
40-inch Refractor Telescope, 1988.
(Photo Credit: Yerkes Observatory)

Clark and Laudin
Yerkes Observatory Williams Bay, Wisconsin.
Alvin Clark and his assistant Carl Ludin (right) alongside of the 40-inch Lens, 1896.
(Photo Credit: Yerkes Observatory)

Einstein and Obersvatory staff
Yerkes Observatory Williams Bay, Wisconsin.
Albert Einstein and the staff of the Observatory in front of the 40-inch Refractor, 1921.
(Photo Credit: Yerkes Observatory)


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