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Swarthmore College. Sproul Observatory (Swarthmore, Pennsylvania: 1916)
Gaustad, John E. (Director, Sproul Observatory)
Physical Sciences, Division of (NMAH, Smithsonian Institution).
Dates:
1916-1975
Size:
1 Boxe
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0251
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection of group portraits donated by Sproul Observatory. Group portraits include participants at American Astronomical Society and I.A.U. [International Astronomical Union] meetings, as well as several other taken at Johns Hopkins University, Swarthmore College, and an autographed photo of Roy W. Delaplaine at a 24-inch refractor telescope.The photographs were accumulated in the files of the Sproul Observatory, Swarthmore College, over a period of years. They form a visual record of astronomers and attendees at astronomical meetings from 1916 to 1975.

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Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
Dates:
2012
Collection ID:
Accession 13-176
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the "Aesthetics and Astronomy" website maintained by the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics as it existed on October 29, 2012. The Aesthetics and Astronomy project studies the perception of multi-wavelength astronomical imagery and the effects of the scientific and artistic choices in processing astronomical...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
Dates:
2015
Collection ID:
Accession 15-259
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the "Aesthetics and Astronomy" website maintained by the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics as it existed on June 1, 2015. The Aesthetics and Astronomy project studies the perception of multi-wavelength astronomical imagery and the effects of the scientific and artistic choices in processing astronomical dat...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
Dates:
2018
Collection ID:
Accession 19-184
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of two websites maintained by the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics as they existed on August 22, 2018. The Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics is jointly administered by the Harvard College Observatory and the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory. The "Aesthetics and Astronomy" website documents a p...

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Creators:
Unknown
Dates:
1870s
Size:
1 Item (photographic print, albumen, 21.4 x 27.5 cm)
Collection ID:
FSA.A2009.03
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

A large format albumen print of the Beijing Ancient Observatory, with various bronze instruments, altazimuth in the foreground. The print has minor fading and wear, and appears to have been removed from a photographic album. Print shows slight image doubling, suggesting that the camera was nudged during the long exposure. Exact date and photographe...

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Dates:
1988, 1991
Size:
5 videotapes (Reference copies). 21 digital .wmv files and .rm files (Reference copies).
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9534
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Smithsonian Videohistory Program, funded by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation from 1986 until 1992, used video in historical research. Additional collections have been added since the grant project ended. Videohistory uses the video camera as a historical research tool to record moving visual information. Video works best in historical r...

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Creators:
Emmons, Richard H., 1919-2005
Dates:
circa 1954-1998
Size:
4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 07-154
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Richard H. Emmons (1919-2005), astronomer, engineer, and proponent of astronomy education, taught astronomy and physics at Kent State University and later worked as an engineer for Goodyear Aerospace Corporation. He was well-known for the planetariums he established, over 23 in all. Emmons was also the team leader for the North Canton Moo...

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Creators:
Schmidling, David, Dr.
Rutherfurd, Lewis Morris, 1816-1892
Physical Sciences, Division of (NMAH, Smithsonian Institution).
Dates:
1846-1884
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (1 box, 1 oversized folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0364
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents Lewis M. Rutherfurd's work related to astronomy.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
Dates:
2017
Collection ID:
Accession 19-062
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (SAO), Telescope Data Center website as it existed on November 24, 2017. The Telescope Data Center supports scheduling and astronomical observations on the optical telescopes of the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics (CfA). The CfA is jointly administered by SAO ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
Dates:
2017
Collection ID:
Accession 18-119
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the Minor Planet Center (MPC) website as it existed on January 10, 2017. The Minor Planet Center operates at the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, under the auspices of Division F of the International Astronomical Union (IAU). The Minor Planet Center is the single worldwide location for receipt and distribution ...

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