Explorations with the Hale Telescope

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Science  25 Sep 1964:
Vol. 145, Issue 3639, pp. 1391-1398
DOI: 10.1126/science.145.3639.1391


The 200-inch telescope has performed much as Hale had hoped and predicted. Most of the programs he listed have made large advances. A very few have run into unforeseen difficulties. On the other hand, important breakthroughs have occurred along lines of which Hale had no inkling. If Hale were with us today I believe he would be content with the results of the great adventure he started.