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Her Luminous Distance: The Legacies of Women Astronomical Computers at Harvard
The Great Refractor Telescope and Aura Satz's Her Luminous Distance
For a limited time see artist, Aura Satz’s artwork, Her Luminous Distance installed in the historic Great Refractor telescope and about the legacies of the over 146 Women Astronomical Computers that worked at Harvard from 1880s-1960s.
In celebration of the Center for Astrophysics | Harvard & Smithsonian's 50th Anniversary, visit the historic Great Refractor Telescope and see the artist installation, Her Luminous Distance, by Aura Satz. This limited time exhibition sheds light on the numerous Women Astronomical Computers that worked in the Harvard Plate Stacks from the 1880s to the 1960s. Lean about some of the lesser know women astronomers that used the glass plate collection to make discoveries that shaped our modern ... view more »
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