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Yerkes Observatory F13

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Image title: 
Interior of the Yerkes Observatory heliostat room with its radiometer experiment
Credit line: 
Yerkes Observatory, University of Chicago, courtesy of AIP Emilio Segrè Visual Archives, Yerkes Observatory Collection
Description: 

Interior of the Yerkes observatory heliostat room with its radiometer experiment. In August 1898, E.F. Nichols measured the heat of the stars Arcturus and Vega. In August 1900, he measured the heat of Jupiter and Saturn.

Photo date: 
August 9, 1898
Original format: 
1 photographic print (black and white; 8 x 10 inches)
Person(s): 
Yerkes Observatory