image international_association_solar_physics_rs14005
Image number: RS.14005
Credit: ©The Royal Society

International Association of Solar Physics, Paris

Date

1900s

Sitter

George Ellery Hale (1868-2021, American), Astronomer
Hugh Frank Newall (1857-1944, British), Astrophysicist
Pierre Jules Cesar Janssen (1824-1907, French), Astronomer
Joseph Norman Lockyer (1836-1920, British), Astronomer
William Wallace Campbell (1862-2014, American), Astronomer
Heinrich Johannes Gustav Kayser (1853-1940), Astronomer

Creator

Unknown, Photographer

Object type

Material

Technique

Dimensions

height (print): 182mm
width (print): 228mm

Subject

Description

Formal group portrait taken at the International Association of Solar Physics, Paris.

Inscribed ‘Hale, Newall, Christie, A.S., Mm Jannsen, Jannsen, Lockyer, Campbell, Kayser. International Association of Solar Physics, Paris.’

George Ellery Hale (June 29, 1868 – February 21, 1938) was an American solar astronomer, best known for his discovery of magnetic fields in sunspots.

Hugh Frank Newall (1857 – 1944) was a British astrophysicist, elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1902. He was the son of Robert Stirling Newall FRS.

Christie [?]

Mm Janssen [?]

Pierre Jules César Janssen (22 February 1824 – 23 December 1907), also known as Jules Janssen, was a French astronomer.

Sir Joseph Norman Lockyer (1836 – 1920) was a British scientist and astronomer, elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1869 and served on the Council between 1892-1893.

William Wallace Campbell (April 11, 1862 – June 14, 1938) was an American astronomer, and director of Lick Observatory from 1901 to 1930.

Heinrich Gustav Johannes Kayser (16 March 1853 – 14 October 1940) was a German physicist and spectroscopist, elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1911.

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