Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics

ID: 95-1193

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: c. 1985

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Box 4, Folder: December 1985

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Summary

The Harvard College Observatory located in Cambridge, Massachusetts where SAO's scientific headquarters in Washington, D.C., moved after fhe Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (SAO) and Harvard College Observatory established a relationship between the two observatories in 1955. By moving the SAO to the Harvard College Observatory, the Smithsonian would gain access to the network of solar research stations operated by Harvard. On July 1, 1973, the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory merged with the Harvard College Observatory to become the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, or CFA.

Subject

  • Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
  • Harvard College Observatory
  • Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

Featured in TORCH, December 1985.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Box 4, Folder: December 1985

Contact information

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

Date

c. 1985

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

Observatories

Place

Massachusetts

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Exterior

ID Number

95-1193

Physical description

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

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