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Image title: 
Astronomers gather at IAU
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AIP Emilio Segrè Visual Archives, Shapley Collection

A distinguished group of astronomers gather on an outing to Plymouth, Massachusetts at the International Astronomical Union (IAU) meeting. L-R: Sir Arthur S. Eddington; Dr. J. S. Plaskett, Victoria, B. C.; Dr. Walter S. Adams, Mt. Wilson Observatory, California, and President of the American Astronomical Society (AAS); Dr. J. Oort of Holland; Dr. H. N. Russell of Princeton University Observatory; Dr. Harlow Shapley of the Harvard College Observatory; W. K. Miller, Director of Plymouth Chamber of Commerce; Sir Frank Dyson, President of the British Royal Astronomical Association; Dr. Frederick Slocum of the Van Vleck Observatory, Wesleyan University, Middleton, Connecticut; Dr. Bertil Lindblad of Sweden.

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Eddington, Arthur Stanley, Sir, 1882-1944
Plaskett, John Stanley
Adams, Walter S. (Walter Sydney), 1876-1956
Oort, Jan Hendrik
Russell, Henry Norris, Jr.
Shapley, Harlow, 1885-1972
Dyson, Frank Watson, 1868-1939
Slocum, Frederick
Lindblad, Bertil