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Item 180 - Apollo Telescope Mount Strobe Light Catalog 442 (Nov 2014)

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Apollo Telescope Mount Strobe Light. Heavy square housing measures 8.5 x 8 x 7.5 with a single bulb recessed in the middle covered by a thin black screen. Housing has a label affixed to one side that reads, “Flash Head Assembly, Serial No. 106. MFG: E. G. & G. Inc.” In fine condition. Four of these strobes were integrated at 90 degree angles on the Apollo Telescope Mount (ATM). The ATM was the section of the Skylab orbital workshop which served as a manned astronomical observatory. The strobes provided a visual reference for the astronauts when approaching and maneuvering the Command Module in close proximity to the space station. RR Auction COA.

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