1901 Solar Eclipse Expedition

1901 Solar Eclipse Expedition

1901 Solar Eclipse Expedition
Camp 71:1716 (2008-003)
VI: Yerkes Observatory
Main eclipse camp at Solok. Coelostat set-up next to the shelter for the expedition's 65.5-foot camera. Photograph taken on the United States Naval Observatory expedition to Sumatra. The eleven member team, of which astronomer Edward Emerson Barnard of Yerkes Observatory was a participant, recorded the total solar eclipse of May 18, 1901.
Coelostats | Cameras (Photographic equipment) | Camps (Temporary settlements) | Total solar eclipses | Scientific expeditions
Barnard, Edward Emerson, 1857-1923
Glass plate negatives; 7.6 x 9.6 cm
Solok, Indonesia
Archival Photographic Files
University of Chicago Library, Special Collections Research Center

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