Lantern slides 'Beta Lyrae'

Title

Lantern slides 'Beta Lyrae'

Subject

Astronomy
Photography
Variable star

Description

Both of these lantern slides were used by the first director, George W. Myers, at the conference opening Yerkes Observatory held October 18-21, 1897. Myers' work, "The system of Beta Lyrae" was published in the Astrophysical Journal in 1898 (vol. 7, p.1). The first lantern slide was figure 1a on page 3 and the second was figure 4 on page 8.

Creator

G.W. Myers

Source

Myers, G.W. (1898) "The system of Beta Lyrae" Astrophysical Journal, vol. 7, p.1.

Publisher

Astronomy Department, University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois

Date

1897

Format

image/jpg

Language

English

Type

physical object

Coverage

University of Illinois Observatory, Urbana, Illinois

Files

DSCN0342.JPG
DSCN0339.JPG

Collection

Tags

Citation

G.W. Myers, “Lantern slides 'Beta Lyrae',” University of Illinois Observatory Collection, accessed November 19, 2017, http://uiobservatory.omeka.net/items/show/47.