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Image title: 
Speakers at International Astrophysical Conference
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Yerkes Observatory, University of Chicago, courtesy AIP Emilio Segrè Visual Archives
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Speakers at the International Astrophysical Conference on Novae and White Dwarf stars, Paris, France, 1939, organized by the Foundation Singer-Polignac; from left (front row): Frederick J. M. Stratton, Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin, Henry Norris Russell (chairman), Amos J. Shaler (secretary and translator), Arthur Eddington, Sergei Gaposchkin; (back row): Carlyle S. Beals, Bengt Edlen, Polydore Swings, Gerard P. Kuiper, Bengt Stromgren, Knut E. Lundmark, Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar, Walter Baade. Description taken from the University of Chicago Library. Speakers at the International Astrophysical Conference on Novae and White Dwarf stars, Paris, France, 1939, organized by the Fondation Singer-Polignac; from left (front row): Frederick J. M. Stratton, Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin, Henry Norris Russell (chairman), Amos J. Shaler (secretary and translator), Arthur Eddington, Sergei Gaposchkin; (back row): Carlyle S. Beals, Bengt Edlen, Polydore Swings, Gerard P. Kuiper, Bengt Stromgren, Knut E. Lundmark, Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar, Walter Baade.
Description taken from the University of Chicago Library.

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Photo date: 
1939
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1 photographic print (black and white; 8 x 10 inches)
Person(s): 
Beals, Carlyle Smith, 1899-
Edlen, Bengt, 1906-
Kuiper, Gerard P. (Gerard Peter), 1905-1973
Chandrasekhar, S. (Subrahmanyan), 1910-1995
Baade, Walter, 1893-1960
Stratton, Frederick John Marrian
Payne-Gaposchkin, Cecilia, 1900-1979
Eddington, Arthur Stanley, Sir, 1882-1944
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