48-inch (1.2-meter) Samuel Oschin Telescope Media

The following is a collection of media pertaining the Samuel Oschin Telescope, its optical system, as well as its dome for educational and public relations purposes—please see conditions of use. For context, please visit the telescope page linked to above as well as the architecture page.

The Telescope

At night.
(Palomar/Caltech)

Observing.
(Palomar/Caltech)

In moonlight.
(Palomar/Caltech)

Dome rotation.
(Palomar/Caltech)

Vertical position.
(Palomar/Caltech)

PTF camera.
(Palomar/Caltech)

Corrector plate. (Palomar/Caltech)

Corrector plate. (Palomar/Caltech)

The Mirror

72-inch mirror. (Palomar/Caltech)

72-inch disk. (Palomar/Caltech)

After recoating. (Palomar/Caltech)

After recoating. (Palomar/Caltech)

The Dome

Dome and star trails. (Palomar/Caltech)

Dome and Orion.
(Palomar/Caltech)

Sunset and full moon.
(Palomar/Caltech)

Sunset.
(Palomar/Caltech)

Façade.
(Palomar/Caltech)

Façade, detail. (Palomar/Caltech)

Ventilation ports. (Palomar/Caltech)

North side.
(Palomar/Caltech)

Science

HPWREN and the Palomar Transient Factory (2009)

A video on the Palomar Transient Factory (PTF) and the High Performance Wireless Research and Education Network. Duration: 5:25 minutes. (Palomar/Caltech/HPWREN/UCSD)

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Oschin Media / v 1.0.1
Last updated: 24 November 2015 ACM