Moonwatch Station Records, 1956-1975

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Summary

Consists of records documenting activities for each Moonwatch team or station according to its location. Included is correspondence between team leaders and Moonwatch staff and Directors as well as correspondence between the directors and prominent astronomers who were named as coordinators in parts of Europe, South America, and Africa. Materials include reports, articles, newspaper clippings, worksheets, charts, and photographs.

Creator

Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory Moonwatch Division

Category

Series Level Description

Notes

  • To view records that comprise this series, see the detailed list of accessions and/or record units below.
  • For a history of the creating unit, refer to "Forms part of" above.

Organization

Alphabetic

Repository Loc.

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520

Date

  • 1956
  • 1956-1975

Topic

  • Observatories
  • Astrophysics
  • Research institutes
  • Astronomy

Form/Genre

  • Manuscripts
  • Black-and-white photographs
  • Clippings

Local number

SIA RS00641

Physical description

12.83 cu. ft. processed holdings