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title:

An Iris Photometer

image number:

P0052611

description:

According to Tom Borlik this image was "...taken with a Kodak Hawkeye camera...in July 1959 by me while I attended the 1959 Indiana Science Institute at Indiana University. [This image shows an] Iris Photometer, an instrument invented by Dr. James Cuffey of the Indiana University's Astronomy Department, used to measure a star's brightness or magnitude, from photographic glass plates and is shown in a room at Swain Hall West."

date taken:

1959 July

film code:

Kodak Safety Film

photographer studio:

Borlik, Thomas

corporate name:

Astronomy, Department of

topic:

Scientific equipment

topic:

Astronomical instruments

topic:

Astronomy

city:

Bloomington

state:

Indiana

series:

Groups