His exalted descriptions of what he saw in his scopes were what attracted me to 1001 Celestial Wonders when I first saw a copy in the Allegheny Observatory
library in Pittsburgh over half a century ago.
The video came from a NASA camera located at Allegheny Observatory
near Pittsburg, PA.
is what a pleased mother of a twelve-year-old son heard after seeing the film UNDAUNTED: The Forgotten Giants of the Allegheny Observatory
The American astronomer and aviation pioneer Samuel Pierpont Langley (1834-1906), director of the Allegheny Observatory
, spotted the planet seconds before it entered onto the solar disk on 1878 May 6.
Gatewood of the University of Pittsburgh's Allegheny Observatory
, and Inwoo Han of the Korea Astronomy Observatory in Kyung-Book.
From old photographs taken of Lalande 21185 at the Allegheny Observatory
from 1930 through 1984, Gatewood calculated one planet could orbit the star at 10 times Earth's distance from the sun.
It's sort of the Planet-of-the-Month Club,'' joked George Gatewood, a planet hunter at the University of Pittsburgh's Allegheny Observatory
We turned over prints of lightning photographed by Brashear in June 1894, the company's exhibit at the World's Columbian Exposition dated 1892, Brashear's famous spectrograph attached to the tailpiece of the 30-inch Thaw refractor at Allegheny Observatory
, and more.
Gatewood, director of the University of Pittsburgh's Allegheny Observatory
, announced the tentative results this week at a meeting of the American Astronomical Society in Madison, Wis.
Discovery of the newest planet was announced by astronomer George Gatewood of the University of Pittsburgh's Allegheny Observatory
GEORGE GATEWOOD is a professor of astronomy at the University of Pittsburgh and director of Allegheny Observatory
Castelaz of the University of Pittsburgh's Allegheny Observatory
decided to investigate further.