Tyrone Solar Station, Burro Mountain, NM

ID: SIA2011-1328 and 33550-B

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: c. 1940

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7005, Box 187, Folder: 8

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Summary

Outside the instrument tunnel at the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory's Tyrone Solar Station (in use from 1938 to 1946), on Burro Mountain at Silver City, New Mexico, are solar observing instruments.

Subject

  • Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
  • Tyrone Solar Station, Burro Mountain, New Mexico

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

There are many photos of this area in Smithsonian Insitution Archives, Record Unit 7005, Box 187, Folder: 8.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7005, Box 187, Folder: 8

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

c. 1940

Restrictions & Rights

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Topic

  • Astrophysics
  • Instruments
  • Burro Mountain, New Mexico
  • Solar collectors
  • Solar station
  • Mountains
  • Observatories
  • Scientific apparatus and instruments
  • Solar energy
  • Observing (field) stations
  • Solar observing stations
  • Solar Research
  • Astronomy
  • Mountains--New Mexico
  • Solar energy--Research
  • New Mexico

Place

New Mexico

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Exterior

ID Number

SIA2011-1328 and 33550-B

Physical description

Number of Images: 1 Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Exterior; Medium: Photographic print

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