Describes the massive effort that went into financing and building
the 200 inch Hale telescope on Mt. Palomar, and its predecessors.
Read February 3rd to 23rd, 1997
Excellent. This was not only the story of a telescope,
but about every single person who worked on the scope! I really felt
like I was there. Also, it provided a constant context of the times,
from the roaring twenties, to the depression, and through and after the