Lantern slide 'Photoelectric photometer on 12-inch telescope (1925)'

Title

Lantern slide 'Photoelectric photometer on 12-inch telescope (1925)'

Subject

Astronomy
Photography
Optical instruments
Measuring instruments
Photometry

Description

Lantern slide of the photoelectric photometer around 1925. From the Observatory's lantern slide collection, marked "PE 2." Robert Baker continued Stebbin's photometry work when he arrived at Illinois in 1923. He continued to use the 12-inch refractor for photometer until about 1926 after which time he used the rebuilt 30-inch reflector.

Creator

Photographic Department, University of Illinois

Publisher

Astronomy Department, University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois

Date

1925

Format

lantern slide

Language

English

Type

still image

Coverage

University of Illinois Observatory, Urbana, Illinois

Files

photometer2.jpg

Collection

Tags

Citation

Photographic Department, University of Illinois, “Lantern slide 'Photoelectric photometer on 12-inch telescope (1925)',” University of Illinois Observatory Collection, accessed September 19, 2017, http://uiobservatory.omeka.net/items/show/56.