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Members and Partners may borrow up to 2 items at a time for up to 21 days.

We'll send you the media items by mail, including a return envelope and postage for convenient return.

If the item you have selected is currently on loan, we will be happy to reserve it for you. We hope you enjoy this service.

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  1. Find a title you like and click its "Details / Add to list" link.
  2. To request the item, click the "Add to Request List" button at the bottom of the detail page.
  3. You may add up to two items to your request list.
  4. To check out, click "Check Out" from the bottom of your Request List.
  5. On the next page, select your OPB membership status from the pull-down menu.
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  7. Click the "Submit" button at the bottom of the page.
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For more information or to select by phone:

If you're a Business Partner, please e-mail Lori Bernet or call 503.293.1950.

If you're a Cornerstone Society, President's Council or Wyllis Johnson Legacy Society member, please e-mail Julie Arnzen or call 503.977.7765.

Title: The Journey to Palomar
Copy #: 1
Status: available
Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes
Media: 1 DVD
Keywords: Journey, Palomar

Description:

THE JOURNEY TO PALOMAR traces the story of the Chicago-born astronomer George Ellery Hale, considered the father of astrophysics, as he struggled personally and professionally to build the greatest telescopes of the 20th century at the Yerkes and Mount Wilson Observatories, and finally, the 20-year effort to build the million-pound telescope on Palomar mountain beginning in the 1930s. Hale's observatories revolutionized our understanding of the universe.

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