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Spectrometer

Maker:
Grunow, William  Search this
Measurements:
base: 17 1/2 in x 6 in; 44.45 cm x 15.24 cm
overall: 9 3/4 in x 8 5/8 in x 18 1/4 in; 24.765 cm x 21.9075 cm x 46.355 cm
Object Name:
spectrometer
Place made:
United States: New York, New York City
Date made:
1873-1881
Subject:
Science & Scientific Instruments  Search this
Credit Line:
U.S. Military Academy
ID Number:
PH.315432
Catalog number:
315432
Accession number:
217544
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Optics
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-10a7-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1463863
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Anemometer

Measurements:
overall: 41 cm x 46 cm; 16 1/8 in x 18 1/8 in
overall: 16 in x 18 in; 40.64 cm x 45.72 cm
Object Name:
anemometer
ID Number:
PH.314535
Accession number:
204612
Catalog number:
314535
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ae-0db6-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1184589
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[...???...ments made by Jesuit Priests,...bservatory, Peking. Copyright 190? by Underwood & Underwood.] on negative 24066 Photonegative

Publisher:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Names:
Church of the Jesuits (Cologne, Germany)  Search this
Collection Creator:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (5" x 8")
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Stereoscopic photographs
Place:
China
Beijing (China)
Date:
190?
Local Numbers:
RSN 17003
General:
Currently stored in box 3.1.59 [109].
Copy and Version Identification Note:
1557; 24067
Collection Restrictions:
The original glass plate is available for inspection if necessary in the Archives Center. A limited number of fragile glass negatives and positives in the collection can be viewed directly in the Archives Center by prior appointment.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Astronomical observatories -- China  Search this
Religion -- China  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1900-1910 -- Black-and-white negatives -- Glass
Stereoscopic photographs
Collection Citation:
Underwood &Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection / Series 3: Underwood & Underwood glass plates / 3.1: Underwood and Underwood Negatives / RSN Numbers 16961-17019
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0143-ref13437

Iron Paperweight

Physical Description:
iron; paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 2 5/8 in x 1 9/16 in x 1 5/8 in; 6.6675 cm x 3.96875 cm x 4.1275 cm
Object Name:
block of iron
ID Number:
1994.0019.42.02
Catalog number:
1994.0019.42.02
Accession number:
1994.0019
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-adbe-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1891666
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HAT-P-34b-HAT-P-37b: Four Transiting Planets More Massive than Jupiter Orbiting Moderately Bright Stars

Author:
Szklenár, T.  Search this
Stefanik, R. P.  Search this
Sári, P.  Search this
Esquerdo, Gilbert A.  Search this
Shporer, A.  Search this
Hartman, J. D.  Search this
Fischer, D. A.  Search this
Béky, B.  Search this
Sasselov, D. D.  Search this
Csubry, Z.  Search this
Johnson, J. A.  Search this
Papp, I.  Search this
Buchhave, L. A.  Search this
Everett, M.  Search this
Lázár, J.  Search this
Quinn, Samuel N.  Search this
Noyes, R. W.  Search this
Sato, B.  Search this
Torres, G.  Search this
Marcy, G. W.  Search this
Bakos, G. Á.  Search this
Bieryla, A.  Search this
Howard, A. W.  Search this
Fürész, G.  Search this
Latham, D. W.  Search this
Penev, K.  Search this
Kovács, G.  Search this
Object Type:
Smithsonian staff publication
Electronic document
Year:
2012
Topic:
Astronomy  Search this
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILSRO_112389

Buff & Berger Altitude and Azimuth Instrument

Maker:
Buff & Berger  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 11 1/2 in; 29.21 cm
horizontal circle: 8 in; 20.32 cm
vertical circle: 5 1/4 in; 13.335 cm
telescope: 11 1/2 in; 29.21 cm
level: 6 in; 15.24 cm
overall; in case: 13 in x 11 1/4 in x 10 1/2 in; 33.02 cm x 28.575 cm x 26.67 cm
Object Name:
altitude and azimuth instrument
Place made:
United States: Massachusetts, Boston
Related Publication:
Buff & Berger. Hand-book and Illustrated Catalogue of the Engineers' and Surveyors' Instruments, Made by Buff & Berger
Credit Line:
Princeton University
ID Number:
1983.0245.01
Accession number:
1983.0245
Catalog number:
1983.0245.01
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Measuring & Mapping
Surveying and Geodesy
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-6d68-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_747474
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Micrometer

Measurements:
overall in case: 7 5/8 in x 8 in x 7 3/4 in; 19.3675 cm x 20.32 cm x 19.685 cm
Object Name:
micrometer
ID Number:
1980.0318.09
Catalog number:
1980.0318.09
Accession number:
1980.0318
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-a5c1-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1819365

Photocell

Maker:
Kunz, Jakob  Search this
Measurements:
overall in box: 4 1/2 in x 10 1/4 in x 4 1/8 in; 11.43 cm x 26.035 cm x 10.4775 cm
Object Name:
quartz potassium-hydride photocell
Place made:
United States: Illinois, Urbana
Date made:
1920s
Subject:
Science & Scientific Instruments  Search this
ID Number:
1982.0623.01
Catalog number:
1982.0623.01
Accession number:
1982.0623
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-ce99-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1816603
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Refracting Telescope

Maker:
W. & S. Jones  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 45 1/2 in x 9 in x 3 in; 115.57 cm x 22.86 cm x 7.62 cm
overall: 47 in x 4 1/2 in x 4 in; 119.38 cm x 11.43 cm x 10.16 cm
Object Name:
telescope
telescope, refracting
Place made:
United Kingdom: England, London
Date made:
ca 1840
Credit Line:
Georgetown University
ID Number:
PH.316098.01
Accession number:
224215
Catalog number:
316098.01
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Astronomy
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746af-e29a-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1167204
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Refracting Telescope (Comet Seeker)

Physical Description:
brass (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 28 in x 16 1/2 in x 34 3/4 in; 71.12 cm x 41.91 cm x 88.265 cm
scope: 34 3/4 in x 4 in; 88.265 cm x 10.16 cm
Object Name:
telescope
telescope, refracting
Date made:
ca 1840
Subject:
Astronomy  Search this
Credit Line:
Georgetown University
ID Number:
PH.316097
Catalog number:
316097
Accession number:
224215
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Astronomy
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a9-f116-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1167220

Vassar College Refracting Telescope

Used at:
Vassar College  Search this
User:
Mitchell, Maria  Search this
Maker:
Fitz, Jr., Henry  Search this
Fitz, Harry  Search this
Clark, Alvan  Search this
Warner & Swasey Company  Search this
Physical Description:
walnut veneer (overall material)
brass (polar circle material)
brass (eyepiece material)
glass (eyepiece material)
mahogany (case material)
leather (seat material)
Object Name:
telescope, refracting (objective)
Date made:
1863
Subject:
Astronomy  Search this
Education  Search this
Credit Line:
Vassar College
ID Number:
PH.323566.1
Catalog number:
323566
Accession number:
248757
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-46dd-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1185541
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Troughton & Simms Refracting Telescope

Maker:
Troughton and Simms  Search this
Physical Description:
brass plating (overall material)
bronze (overall material)
glass (overall material)
bronze powder paint (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 45 in; 114.3 cm
overall: 48 1/2 in x 8 1/2 in x 4 in; 123.19 cm x 21.59 cm x 10.16 cm
Object Name:
telescope, refracting
Place made:
United Kingdom: England, London
Date made:
ca 1840
Subject:
Astronomy  Search this
Education  Search this
Credit Line:
University of Alabama
ID Number:
PH.325955
Catalog number:
325955
Accession number:
317854
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Science & Mathematics
Astronomy
Exhibition:
Girlhood
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-5180-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1188114
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photograph of an astronomical observatory

Measurements:
overall: 11 3/4 in x 13 3/4 in x 1/4 in; 29.845 cm x 34.925 cm x .635 cm
Object Name:
photograph of an astronomical observatory
ID Number:
1996.0321.01
Catalog number:
1996.0321.01
Accession number:
1996.0321
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-3c73-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1184267

photograph of an astronomical observatory

Measurements:
overall: 11 3/4 in x 13 3/4 in x 1/4 in; 29.845 cm x 34.925 cm x .635 cm
Object Name:
photograph of an astronomical observatory
ID Number:
1996.0321.02
Catalog number:
1996.0321.02
Accession number:
1996.0321
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-3c74-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1184268

Thomas Arithmometer

Maker:
Thomas, Charles Xavier  Search this
Physical Description:
brass (overall material)
wood (overall material)
slate (overall material)
ivory (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 10.5 cm x 59 cm x 19.2 cm; 4 1/8 in x 23 7/32 in x 7 9/16 in
Object Name:
calculating machine
Other Terms:
calculating machine; Stepped Drum, Manual, Non-Listing
Place made:
France: Île-de-France, Paris
Date made:
1867
Subject:
Mathematics  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Museum of Science and Industry
ID Number:
MA.327900
Catalog number:
327900
Accession number:
271855
Maker number:
747
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Medicine and Science: Mathematics
Science & Mathematics
Calculating Machines
Exhibition:
My Computing Device
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-0e78-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_690683
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Stackpole Geodetic Transit

Maker:
Stackpole & Brother  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 76 cm x 60 cm x 41 cm; 29 29/32 in x 23 5/8 in x 16 5/32 in
Object Name:
geodetic transit
Place made:
United States: New York, New York City
Date made:
1870s
Credit Line:
Gettysburg College
ID Number:
PH.318446
Catalog number:
318446
Accession number:
235480
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-386b-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1184021
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Spectroscope

Maker:
Grunow, William  Search this
Measurements:
base: 17 1/2 in x 6 in; 44.45 cm x 15.24 cm
overall: 7 5/8 in x 8 in x 18 1/4 in; 19.3675 cm x 20.32 cm x 46.355 cm
Object Name:
spectroscope
Place made:
United States: New York, New York City
Date made:
1873-1881
Subject:
Science & Scientific Instruments  Search this
Credit Line:
United States Military Academy
ID Number:
PH.315430
Catalog number:
315430
Accession number:
217544
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Optics
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-29c0-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1183741
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Kahler Geodetic Transit

Maker:
Kahler, Edward  Search this
Measurements:
telescope: 30 in; 76.2 cm
aperture: 2 3/4 in; 6.985 cm
vertical circle: 10 in; 25.4 cm
Object Name:
geodetic transit
Place made:
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
Date made:
1877
Subject:
Science & Scientific Instruments  Search this
Credit Line:
Princeton University
ID Number:
PH.328709
Catalog number:
328709
Accession number:
275579
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Medicine and Science: Physical Sciences
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-b521-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_758914
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Chronograph

Maker:
William Bond & Son  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 12 3/8 in x 25 in x 25 in; 31.4325 cm x 63.5 cm x 63.5 cm
Object Name:
chronograph, drum
Place made:
United States: Massachusetts, Boston
Date made:
early 1850s
Subject:
Science & Scientific Instruments  Search this
Credit Line:
Haverford College
ID Number:
1981.0745.09
Catalog number:
1981.0745.09
Accession number:
1981.0745
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-4e37-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1813403

Photographs: Florence & George Wise Astronomical Observatory (Tel-Aviv University)

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Research Foundation  Search this
Container:
Box 1 of 4
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 81-077, Smithsonian Research Foundation, Records
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Records
Records / Box 1
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa81-077-refidd1e300

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