Hale, George Ellery

Hale, George Ellery

Hale, George Ellery
House 23:1350 (2008-003)
VI: Yerkes Observatory
Sirius, the dog of Yerkes Observatory director George Ellery Hale and his wife Evelina Conklin Hale. He is lying (foreground right) in the yard of Harbert House where the Hales lived from 1895 to 1897. Hale used the telescope in the background to detect solar corona without an eclipse during the months of July and August 1895.
Hale, George Ellery, 1868-1938 | Hale, Evelina Conklin, 1868-1967 | Sirius (Dog) | Telescopes | Solar corona | Yards
Hale, George Ellery, 1868-1938; Ellerman, Ferdinand, 1869-1940
Glass plate negatives; 15.9 x 21.0 cm
Williams Bay, Wisconsin
Archival Photographic Files
University of Chicago Library, Special Collections Research Center

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