Glass Slides, 1969-88
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Brief Description: 5 x 7, 2 x 3, and 1 1/4 x 1/2 glass slides from the Prairie Observatory with two accompanying logbooks (40-inch spectrograph and 40-inch direct records), documenting observations of unique phenomena and objects, including binary and multiple stars, planets, galaxies, and nebulae as well as the chemical composition of stars. Numbering of individual objects predominantly correspond to either the Henry Draper Catalog (HD) or the New General Catalogue (NGC).
Held at:
University of Illinois Archives
19 Library
1408 W. Gregory Dr.
Urbana, IL 61820
Phone: (217) 333-0798
Fax: (217) 333-2868
Email: illiarch [at]
Record Series Number: 15/3/13
Volume: 3.7 cubic feet
Acquired: 05/12/2015.
Arrangement: By subject
Subject Index
Astronomy Department
Prairie Observatory
Languages of Materials
English [eng]