Astronomical Photographs

Astronomical Photographs

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Description
Henry Draper (1837-1882) took this undated glass-plate photograph of the solar spectrum at his observatory at Hastings-on-Hudson, New York.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Solar Spectrum Photograph
date made
1872-1882
maker
Draper, Henry
place made
United States: New York, Hastings-on-Hudson
Physical Description
glass (overall material)
photo emulsion (overall material)
paper tape (overall material)
Measurements
overall:.43 cm x 12.9 cm x 20.3 cm; 5/32 in x 5 3/32 in x 8 in
overall: 5 1/2 in x 8 1/2 in x 1/8 in; 13.97 cm x 21.59 cm x.3175 cm
ID Number
PH.319779
accession number
240151
catalog number
319779
subject
Science
Astronomy
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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