Lantern slide "U of I Eclipse station 1918, Rock Springs, Wyoming"

Title

Lantern slide "U of I Eclipse station 1918, Rock Springs, Wyoming"

Subject

Astronomy
Photography
Solar Eclipse
Measuring instrument
Photometry

Description

One of over 1000 lantern slides in the Observatory's collection. Labelled "E1" this is a photograph of the photoelectric photometer Dr. Joel Stebbins and Dr. Jakob Kunz used to observe the solar eclipse on June 8, 1918. The photograph also appeared in the article "The Illinois eclipse expedition to Rock Springs, Wyoming" in Popular Astronomy, Vol. 26, p.665 as figure 2 on page 668.

Creator

Photographic Department, University of Illinois

Source

Kunz, J. and J. Stebbins (December 1918) "The Illinois eclipse expedition to Rock Springs, Wyoming" Popular Astronomy, Vol. 26, p.665-676.

Publisher

Astronomy Department, University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois

Date

1918

Contributor

Michael Svec

Format

still image

Language

English

Coverage

University of Illinois Observatory, Urbana, Illinois

Original Format

lantern slide

Physical Dimensions

3 1/4 x 4 inches

Files

eclipsestation1918.jpg
DSCN0340.JPG

Collection

Tags

Citation

Photographic Department, University of Illinois, “Lantern slide "U of I Eclipse station 1918, Rock Springs, Wyoming",” University of Illinois Observatory Collection, accessed September 19, 2017, http://uiobservatory.omeka.net/items/show/42.