Hale Telescope Web Cam
Images of the Palomar Observatory's 200-inch Hale Telescope
Wide-angle view of 200-inch Hale Telescope.
Laser guide star images.
200-inch Hale Telescope in moonlight. (Kardel)
200-inch Hale Telescope after a snowfall.
3-D anaglyph view of the 200-inch Hale Telescope.
(NOTE: Red-Blue stereo glasses required)
Quicktime movie of 200-inch Hale Telescope and the summer Milky Way (38 mb)
Sunset and moonrise at the 200-inch dome.
Star trails over the 200-inch dome.
Hale Telescope at sunrise
Quicktime time-lapse movie of dome rotation at sunrise (3.7 mb)
200-inch Hale Telescope and the Milky Way
(Kardel) High Resolution Version (5.4 mb)
Large Mosaic of Hale 200"
200-inch Hale Telescope lit by moonlight
The 200-inch dome
The 200-inch main tube structure
This huge disk of concrete and steel was used
balance the telescope in the 1940's before the
mirror was finished.
The lower exterior of the 200-inch dome
Fisheye view of the dome interior
The Cassegrain cage
Obey posted limits.
The dome open at twilight
The dome from afar
The dome from the road to the 60-inch
The telescope slewed to the southwest
The massive dome shutters -- 125 tons each -- open in the
early evening to prepare for the night's run.
The dome in the last gleam of dusk.
The enormous 'horseshoe' which supports the northern part of
the equatorial mount.
The dome open below the summer Milky Way.
The dome viewed from the visitor walking path.
See the stunning image of the Hale Telescope from the Gigapxl Project.
Astronomy Picture of the Day 07 Aug 2003
Also visit the page by
Mike Cressy with some nice Palomar photos.
For permission to use any of these images, please contact the photographers directly.