Photograph of a pastel drawing of the Ring Nebula in Lyra

Made:
1876 in Foggy Bottom
maker:
Etienne Leopold Trouvelot
artist:
E S Holden

Photograph of a pastel drawing of the Ring Nebula (M57) in Lyra from observations by Prof. E.S. Holden, dated Oct 25th 1875, using telescopes of the United States Naval Observatory at Foggy Bottom, Washington, DC.

Details

Category:
Astronomy
Object Number:
1876-359
Materials:
card, complete, paper
Measurements:
overall (mount): 240 x 305 x 1.5 mm
type:
planetary nebulae
credit:
United States Naval Observatory
status:
Permanent collection

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