various astronomy-related historical images

Image Credits

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Chinese star chart ca. 700 image courtesy of the British Library, shelfmark: Or. 8210/S.3326. Public domain.

The astrolabe image comes from Roderick Webster and Marjorie Webster, Western Astrolabes, Historic Scientific Instruments of the Adler Planetarium and Astronomy Museum 1 (Chicago: Adler Planetarium and Astronomy Museum, 1998), pg. 41. The instrument is dated ca. 1250 and its catalog reference is M-26. Our thanks goes to the Adler Planetarium for their permission to use this image.

Galileo's telescope image courtesy of NASA.

Hevelius image from Volume 1 of Machinae coelestis courtesy of the Library of Congress.

Goldstone deep-space-network antenna image courtesy of NASA.

Palomar observatory image courtesy of NASA/JPL.

Hubble Space Telescope image courtesy of NASA.

Group Photographs

Group images appear courtesy of the participants of the workshops who took and shared their photographs.

Background Image

Detail from the National Geographic Society - Palomar Observatory Sky Survey 1 (NGS-POSS1) photograph taken January 19/20, 1953, using a blue-sensitive photographic plate. Reference O-656. Courtesy of the University of Wisconsin-Madison Astronomy Department. Please click here to view the detail image in a new window.

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