Galvanometer room

Title

Galvanometer room

Subject

Astronomy
Photography
Electrical apparatus
Measuring instrument
Photometry

Description

Figure 2: Galvanometer and accessories for the selenium photometer. Page 191.

Visible in the photograph are the galvanometer, reading telescope, scale, batteries,Wheatstone bridge, and resistance boxes. Was located in the west-central transit room.

Creator

Astrophysical Journal

Source

Stebbins, Joel. (1910). The measurement of the light of stars with a selenium photometer, with an application to the variations of Algol. 32, 185-214

Publisher

http://articles.adsabs.harvard.edu//full/1910ApJ....32..185S/

Date

1910

Format

photograph from journal

Language

English

Type

document

Coverage

University of Illinois Observatory, Urbana, Illinois

Files

transitroom.jpg

Collection

Tags

Citation

Astrophysical Journal, “Galvanometer room,” University of Illinois Observatory Collection, accessed October 23, 2017, http://uiobservatory.omeka.net/items/show/35.