Fragment of Failed Palomar Observatory's Telescope Mirror Blank (200-inch Disk)

Object Name: 
Fragment of Failed Palomar Observatory's Telescope Mirror Blank (200-inch Disk)

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Object Name: 
Fragment of Failed Palomar Observatory's Telescope Mirror Blank (200-inch Disk)
Accession Number: 
2020.8.5
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 8.9 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1934
Credit Line: 
Gift of Paul L. Hartman
Primary Description: 
Fragment of Failed Palomar Observatory's Telescope Mirror Blank (200-inch Disk). Colorless glass; cast. Large, roughly triangular-shaped fragment.
Provenance: 
Hartman, Sara, Source
2018-12-17
Hartman, Paul, Former Collection
Color: 
Technique: 
Material: 
Inscription: 
CHIP From melt for / 200" MOUNT PALOMAR / Corning 1965
label
Affixed on side white tape with handwritten ink inscription