Solar Spectrum


Henry Draper (1837-1882) took this glass-plate photograph of the solar spectrum at his observatory at Hastings-on-Hudson, New York. The date is unknown.

Location: Currently not on view

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Credit Line: Department of Physics, New York University

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: PH.319780Accession Number: 240151Catalog Number: 319780

Object Name: Solar SpectrumPhotograph of the Solar Spectrum

Physical Description: cloth tape (overall material)glass (overall material)photo emulsion (overall material)Measurements: average spatial: .16 cm x 6.9 cm x 8.1 cm; 1/16 in x 2 11/16 in x 3 3/16 inoverall: 2 3/4 in x 3 1/4 in x 1/8 in; 6.985 cm x 8.255 cm x .3175 cm


Record Id: nmah_1079313

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