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Hale Telescope Documentary

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Did anyone see this documentary on the Hale Telescope in the Palomar Observatory? It was on television, and I can not remember what channel it was on. They were talking about the tremendous effort to pour the glass for a 200 inch mirror, and that it would weight 20 tons. Corning glass was used and they allowed it to cool down in an oven over the course of a year so it wouldn't crack as it cooled. T

I don't know . . . thought I'd ask.
 

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