Emilio Segrè Visual Archives

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Wellesley College Archives, courtesy AIP Emilio Segrè Visual Archives

Second Conference of Astronomers and Astrophysicists, Harvard College Observatory. Edward C. Pickering is third from right, only his head visible, with short, pointed black beard. George Ellery Hale is ninth from left, also only his head visible.

Photo date: 
August 1898
Original format: 
1 photographic print (black and white; 8 x 10 inches)
Hale, George Ellery, 1868-1938