Solar Observation Station at Mt. Montezuma, Chile

ID: 736B or MAH-736B

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: c. 1920

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 34, Folder: 26

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At the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory at Mt. Montezuma, Chile, cave observatory and solar observation instruments are used in the study of the sun. A man using a solar observation instrument stands outside the cave.


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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 34, Folder: 26

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c. 1920

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  • Field stations
  • Astrophysics
  • Instruments
  • Solar collectors
  • Employees
  • Mountains
  • Observatories
  • Astronomers
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • Personnel management
  • Smithsonian Solar Observing Station
  • Mt. Montezuma, Chile
  • Observing (field) stations
  • Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
  • Astronomy
  • Solar Research
  • Mountains--Chile
  • Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory--Field stations
  • Smithsonian Institution--Employees




  • Photographic print
  • Exterior

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736B or MAH-736B

Physical description

Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Exterior; Medium: Photographic print

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