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Viewing the Sun, 1964

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Viewing the Sun at the prime focus of the McMath Solar Telescope (now the McMath-Pierce Solar Facility) at the Kitt Peak National Observatory near Tucson, Arizona, on November 20th, 1964. From left to right: William B. Harrel, AURA Vice President, Leland J. Haworth, Director of the National Science Foundation, Eugene Johnson, Chairman of the Papago Tribal Council, Frank K. Edmondson, AURA President, and Nicholas U. Mayall, Director of the Kitt Peak National Observatory.

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