“One year Jesse and I were working on something we thought was a white dwarf. It was listed in all the white dwarf catalogues. I got a spectrum on it and realized it was a quasar.”
Jeff Phinney (center) first became intrigued with Palomar after he spent time there in sixth-grade camp.
Posted December 13, 1990
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Palomar's telescope mirrors maximize seeing