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Image title: 
Speakers at the International Astrophysical Conference on Novae and White Dwarf Stars in Paris, France, 1939
Credit line: 
Yerkes Observatory, University of Chicago, courtesy of AIP Emilio Segrè Visual Archives, Yerkes Observatory Collection

Speakers at the International Astrophysical Conference on Novae and White Dwarf Stars in Paris, France, 1939, organized by the Foundation Singer-Polignac;

From left (front row): Frederick J. M. Stratton, Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin, Henry Norris Russell (chairman), Amos J. Shaler (secretary and translator), Arthur Eddington and Sergei Gaposchkin
(back row): Carlyle S. Beals, Bengt Edlen, Polydore Swings, Gerard P. Kuiper, Bengt Stromgren, Knut E. Lundmark, Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar and Walter Baade.

Photo date: 
circa 1939
Original format: 
1 photographic print (black and white; 8 x 10 inches)
Stratton, Frederick John Marrian
Payne-Gaposchkin, Cecilia, 1900-1979
Russell, Henry Norris, 1877-1957
Shaler, Amos J.
Eddington, Arthur Stanley, Sir, 1882-1944
Gaposchkin, Sergei, 1898-
Beals, Carlyle Smith, 1899-
Edlen, Bengt, 1906-
Swings, P. (Polydore), 1906-1983
Kuiper, Gerard P. (Gerard Peter), 1905-1973
Strömgren, Bengt, 1908-1987
Chandrasekhar, S. (Subrahmanyan), 1910-1995
Baade, Walter, 1893-1960