Roy's Postcards: 1983/08/29


We all went to the Observatory with Robert[,] Sandi and Michael who are here visiting. Leonard and I saw Jupiter through the telescope. It was clear and the view was magnificent.

Postcard front:

Postcard back:

On the left, a symbolic figure of the Wind grasps a sundial and compass. Calm is shown to the right, holding a modern sextant. The moon orbits diagrammatically around the two figures. At the top is an astrolabe, an early astronomical instrument.

Leonard's comments:

Can't get enough of the Hugo Ballin murals.

See also: griffith-observatory

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