Photograph film positive, 16" x 20" portion of the

1919 in Mount Wilson

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Craters near the moon's south pole, 1919. Taken by the Wilson Observatory. Crators on the surface of the moon are
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Photograph film positive, 16" x 20" portion of the Moon, photographed with the 100-inch Hooker Telescope of the Mount Wilson Observatory, 1919 September 15, region near the South Pole, including Arzachel, Alphonsus, Prolemaeus, Albategnius, size of image 14 3/4" x 18 1/2"


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