McDonald Observatory

McDonald Observatory

R110/0322 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 36.4MB

Downloadable file size: 3.7MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Credit: LARRY LANDOLFI/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: At 6,800 feet in altitude, McDonald Observatory atop Mt. Locke in Ft. Davis, Texas, enjoys some of the clearest and darkest skies in the continental United States. Seen at lower left is a Dobsonian telescope, a device consisting of a Newtonian telescope tube (a type of telescope that uses curved mirrors) on an alt-azimuth, or Dobson, mount. This is a composite photo.

Release details: Model release not required. Property release not required.

Keywords: alt-azimuth mount, amateur astronomer, amateur astronomy, america, american, astronomer, astronomical, astronomy, astrophysics, composite, composited, cosmic, cosmos, dobson, dobsonian, dome, evening, frank n. bash, mcdonald observatory, mount locke, mt. locke, newtonian, night, observatory, optical telescope, outer space, outerspace, science, sky, space, star, star-gazer, star-gazing, stargazer, stargazing, starry, telescope, united states, us, usa, visitor's centre

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.