Observing Station in Peru

ID: 2003-19526

Creator: Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date:

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 108 Box 2 Folder 5

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Summary

The Smithsonian camera station in Arequipa, Peru. The large structure in the foreground is the Administrative Building, housing offices, photo labs, and electronic equipment. The long building directly behind it is the Camera House with a movable roof which slides away whenever the camera is in use. The tracks on the roof extend to the right of the Camera House.

Author

Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory

Subject

Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 108 Box 2 Folder 5

Contact information

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

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Topic

  • Observatories
  • Landscapes
  • Architecture
  • Observing stations
  • Arequipa, Peru
  • Buildings
  • Facilities

Place

  • Arequipa (Peru)
  • Peru

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Landscape

ID Number

2003-19526

Physical description

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

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