19th Century astrophotographs

19th Century astrophotographs

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Credit: BABAK TAFRESHI/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: 19th Century astrophotographs. Two of the earliest known astrophotographs. These glass plates with images of the Moon were taken in the 1840s and are from the Harvard College Observatory Astronomical Plate Stacks, USA.

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