Solar Spectrum

Solar Spectrum

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Henry Draper (1837-1882) took this undated glass-plate photograph of the solar spectrum at his observatory at Hastings-on-Hudson, New York.
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Object Name
Solar Spectrum
Photograph of the Solar Spectrum
Physical Description
cloth tape (overall material)
glass (overall material)
photo emulsion (overall material)
average spatial:.16 cm x 6.9 cm x 8.1 cm; 1/16 in x 2 11/16 in x 3 3/16 in
overall: 2 3/4 in x 3 1/4 in x 1/8 in; 6.985 cm x 8.255 cm x.3175 cm
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Department of Physics, New York University
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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