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Title
Dorrit Hoffleit notebooks
Name/Creator
Hoffleit, Dorrit., creator
Gaposchkin, Cecilia Helena Payne, 1900-
Harvard College Observatory
HOLLIS IDDigital Object
[Notebook VIII. Variable stars in large Magellanic Cloud & small M.C. Provides access to page images of this portion of the collection.]  http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:FCOR.HCO:2733341 
Location
Networked Resource
Language
English
Form/Genre
text

print
Subject
Astronomy -- Observations ;  Magellanic Clouds

Category
Variable stars

Stars

Magellanic clouds

Manuscripts and records

Field notes and notebooks

Note
With contributions by Cecilia Helena Payne Gaposchkin.

"In the early 1900s the 'computers' at the Harvard University Observatory were women, paid 25 cents an hour to pore over photographic plates taken with the University's telescope and to catalogue changes in the sizes and locations of stars."

Dorrit Hoffleit notebooks. Harvard College Observatory, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.