Stars from the Wolbach Library Collection

The following Wolbach Library stars participated in a June 26th, 2015 Special Libraries Association tour of the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics.

  • "Connaissance des Temps"

    Volume containing Charles Messier's personal bookplate and annotations (1788)

  • "Connaissance des Temps"

    Volume containing Charles Messier's personal bookplate and annotations (1788)

  • Cecilia Payne Gaposchkin

    First Harvard Ph.D. Dissertation in Astronomy (1925)

  • "Atlas Photographique de la Lune"

    Rescued from the decrepitude at Oak Ridge Observatory (July 2008)

  • Card for Vasilii Ivanovich Moroz's "Physics of Planets"

    Charged out by Carl Sagan during his time at HCO/SAO (1968)

  • Cast of Sputnik IV fragment

    Found in Manitowoc, Wisconsin, and analyzed by SAO's Ursula Marvin (1962)