University of London Observatory
[Radcliffe Dome construction]
Images of the Radcliffe Lens-Cleaning


Maneuvering one of the Radcliffe lenses

Dr. Francisco Diego casting his eye over the 18" lens

The bath for cleaning and rinsing the Radcliffe lenses

The bath for cleaning and rinsing
one of the Radcliffe lenses


Moving one of the Radcliffe lenses


Removing the 18" objective from its cell


An oblique view of the 18 inch Radcliffe lens



An oblique view of the 18"
Radcliffe lens

The scale of the 18 inch lens

The scale of the 18" lens

Before the lens was cleaned

A close-up of the lens cell before restoration

Cleaning the 24 inch lens with cotton wool and a solution of alcohol


Cleaning the 24" lens with cotton wool
and a solution of alcohol


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