Informal moments, International Astronomical Union General Assembly, Zurich, 1948 [motion picture] / photographed by Leo Goldberg. 1948.

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Informal moments, International Astronomical Union General Assembly, Zurich, 1948 [motion picture] / photographed by Leo Goldberg. 1948.

Film begins with Goldberg's visit with astronomers Antonie Pannekoek and Marcel Minnaert in Amsterdam and continues on to the meeting in Zurich. Attendees as they appear in the film include: Oleg A. Melnikov, Orlov, Evgenii Kirillovich Kharadze, Boris Kukarkin, Orin C. Moller, Andre Danjon, Jan Schilt, Hamilton Jeffers, Ejnar Hertzsprung, Frederick J.M. Stratton, Georges Lemaître, Mario Fracastoro, G. Regenni, Livio Gratton, Eric Lindsay, Hermann Brück, Joel Stebbins, Samuel A. Mitchell, Bengt Edlén, Edward Arthur Milne, Lyman Spitzer, Fred Whipple, Otto Heckmann, Jason John Nassau, Robert d'Escourt Atkinson, Donald Howard Menzel, Georgio Abetti, Karl Otto Kiepenheuer, Jan Hendrik Oort, Dirk Brouwer, William Frederick Meggers, Lucien D'Azambuja, Harlow Shapley, and Willy Hartner.

1 film reel (4 min.) : si., col. ; 8 mm. with audio tape.

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International Astronomical Union.

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Hartner, Willy, 1905-1981

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