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Subject:
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory  Search this
Astrophysical Observatory  Search this
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Exterior; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Exterior
Place:
Chile
Date:
c. 1920
Category:
Historic Images of the Smithsonian
Summary:
Solar observation instruments outside the entrance to the instrument tunnel at the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory solar station. The solar station operated from 1920 to 1955 at Mt. Montezuma, Chile. A man stands in the entrance holding a cord while another man works on the instruments.
Contained within:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 34, Folder: 26
Contact information:
Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu
Topic:
Astronomers  Search this
Astronomy  Search this
Instruments  Search this
Mountains--Chile  Search this
Mt. Montezuma, Chile  Search this
Observing (field) stations  Search this
Observatories  Search this
Solar collectors  Search this
Solar energy--Research  Search this
Solar observing stations  Search this
Solar Research  Search this
Solar station  Search this
Smithsonian Institution--Employees  Search this
Scientific apparatus and instruments  Search this
Standard number:
33668 or MNH-33668
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_10390