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Edwin Hubble - Namesake of the Hubble Orbiting Telescope

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This photograph, taken in 1924, depicts Edwin Hubble with the 100-inch Hooker Telescope (at the Mt. Wilson Observatory in California).  This telescope was the largest in the world between 1917 and 1948.

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Image online, courtesy of NASA.

 

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