The Construction of the Curtis Schmidt Observatory
by Dave Snyder
Written: October 2001
The following photographs show the construction of the Curtis Schmidt
Observatory (between 1948 and 1950).
This building housed the
36” Schmidt reflecting telescope and was part of the Portage Lake
Observatory (located near Dexter Michigan).
More information on the Portage Lake
Observatory and the Curtis Schmidt Telescope.
The photographs are courtesy the University of Michigan Department of
Astronomy (the photographer is unknown).
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