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Princeton and the telescope

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Observatory of Instruction
Princeton University Archives
Observatory of Instruction

1877 Alvan Clark, 9 1⁄2"

Professor Charles Young teaches with telescope (right, refurbished and now hanging in Peyton Hall) in Observatory of Instruction (on site of today’s Robertson Hall).

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