Yerkes Observatory

Yerkes Observatory

Yerkes Observatory
Astronomical photographs 4
II: Buildings and Grounds
Pons-Winnecke comet (7P/ 1927 VII 1927c) crossing the Milky Way Galaxy. The star trails show the comet's motion in 15 minutes. Photographed with the Yerkes Observatory 24-inch reflector telescope, the plate exposed June 23, 1927.
Pons, Jean-Louis, 1761-1831 | Winnecke, Friedrich August Theodor, 1835-1897 | Pons-Winnecke comet | Milky Way Galaxy | Reflecting telescopes | Astronomical photography
Photographic prints; 11.5 x 15.3 cm
Archival Photographic Files
University of Chicago Library, Special Collections Research Center

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