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Astronomical instruments

Subject Source: Fast

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

The Barritt-Serviss Star and Planet Finder volvelle

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31151034443543]
Identifier: MS-0864

This collection consists of one volvelle-based astronomical chart which purports to show the star map of the Northern hemisphere, in addition to the path of the Sun and the planets in the solar system, at a given date and time. It was created by Leon Barritt and Garrett Putnam Serviss in 1906.

Dates: 1906

William G. Fastie papers

Identifier: MS-0402

William (Bill) G. Fastie was a physicist born on December 6, 1916 in Baltimore, Maryland. The collection consists of materials relating to Fastie's professional work in optical physics and astrophysics and ranges in date from 1937-1995, with the bulk of the records concentrated in the 1960s-1980s.

Dates: 1937-1997