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Coronagraph, 1966-1983

Identifier: 1
Skylab coronagraph: Flight design verification unit (5912-2)
Skylab coronagraph: Flight design verification unit (5912-2)

Scope and Contents

(467B) Six negatives, September 1966: 1) Presentation cover sheet, “Coronagraph Satellite, prepared by High Altitude Observatory at NCAR, operated by UCAR, 1 September 1967,” created by Bob Wyatt; 2-6) Pictures of coronagraph satellite in outer space, created by Bob Wyatt; (642B) Coronagraph, June 20, 1967; (955) Arrival of coronagraph at High Altitude Observatory [HAO] from Ball Brothers, personnel, November 17, 1969; (1280) Packet 1: Flight unit coronagraph delivered to HAO from Ball Brothers, Skylab coronagraph, clean room, February 11, 1971; Packet 2: Skylab coronagraph at HAO, and personnel, February 18, 1971; (2031B) Skylab white light coronagraph experiment, October 6, 1973; (2375C) Instrumentation, coronagraph related, June 12, 1974; (2566B) Coronagraph, instrument observations of the CIII, September 24, 1974; (3960B) Dr. Donald Menzel with original coronagraph at Harvard (1940s), HAO, copy, March 22, 1977; (4466) HAO white light coronagraph for rocket, March 3, 1978; (5124C) Solar Maximum Mission, coronagraph polarimeter in clean room at National Aeronautics and Space Administration [NASA], October 3, 1979, photographed by: Adam Csoeke-Poeckh; (5267) HAO rocket coronagraph, June 20, 1980; (5356BC) Coronagraph/polarimeter, Solar Maximum Mission [SMM], color rendering of sun's surface, corona, copy, October 30, 1980; (5912) HAO Skylab coronagraph presentation to the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum, Robert [Bob] MacQueen, Mike McGrath, February 9, 1983.


  • 1966-1983


Conditions Governing Access

Please note that the photographic negatives and slides in this collection are stored off-site, and advance notice is needed for access to these materials.


From the Collection: 150 Linear Feet

From the Collection: 6 Terabytes

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English