The students' observatory 1935 - 43: when Aller measured radial velocities and Popper interpreted stellar spectra, with brief updates on the significance of DQ Her, SN 1937C, Alpha Cygni, RY Scuti, and the rotation of M33.
This note presents reminiscences given at a symposium on "Stellar astronomers in California: past, present, and future", held at UCLA, September 1993, to mark the 80th birthdays of Daniel M. Popper and Lawrence H. Aller.
Comments on Astrophysics
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- History of Astronomy;
- History of Astronomy: Biography