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Image title: 
Speakers at the International Astrophysical Conference on Novae and White Dwarf Stars in Paris, France, 1939
Credit line: 
Yerkes Observatory, University of Chicago, courtesy of AIP Emilio Segrè Visual Archives, Yerkes Observatory Collection
Description: 

Speakers at the International Astrophysical Conference on Novae and White Dwarf Stars in 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 and Sergei Gaposchkin
(back row): Carlyle S. Beals, Bengt Edlen, Polydore Swings, Gerard P. Kuiper, Bengt Stromgren, Knut E. Lundmark, Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar and Walter Baade.

Location: 
Photo date: 
circa 1939
Original format: 
1 photographic print (black and white; 8 x 10 inches)
Person(s): 
Stratton, Frederick John Marrian
Payne-Gaposchkin, Cecilia, 1900-1979
Russell, Henry Norris, 1877-1957
Shaler, Amos J.
Eddington, Arthur Stanley, Sir, 1882-1944
Gaposchkin, Sergei, 1898-
Beals, Carlyle Smith, 1899-
Edlen, Bengt, 1906-
Swings, P. (Polydore), 1906-1983
Kuiper, Gerard P. (Gerard Peter), 1905-1973
Strömgren, Bengt, 1908-1987
Chandrasekhar, S. (Subrahmanyan), 1910-1995
Baade, Walter, 1893-1960
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