USNO solar eclipse expedition, 1925

USNO solar eclipse expedition, 1925

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Caption: USNO solar eclipse expedition. Staff at the US Naval Observatory, Washington DC, USA, with the 46-inch (1.2-metre) camera that would be used to photograph the total solar eclipse of 24 January 1925 from the dirigible USS Los Angeles. Standing left to right are: mathematician and astronomer Frank Bowers Littell (born 1869); astronomer Chester Burleigh Watts (1889-1971); and observatory superintendent and US Navy officer Edwin Taylor Pollock (1870-1943). Looking through the camera eyepiece is its designer the astrophotographer George Henry Peters (1863-1947). Photographed on 7 January 1925.

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