Steve Willner, Tom Soifer and Bob Walker working with a spectrometer

Steve Willner (University of California at San Diego), Tom Soifer (Caltech), and Kuiper Airborne Observatory (KAO) telescope technician, Bob Walker, 1979. The UCSD 4- to 8-micron circular variable filter spectrometer they used detected unidentified 6.2- and 7.7-micron features, now known as polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH) molecules., Credit Line: NASA, courtesy of AIP Emilio Segrè Visual Archives, Erickson Collection
Abstract/Description: Steve Willner (University of California at San Diego), Tom Soifer (Caltech), and Kuiper Airborne Observatory (KAO) telescope technician, Bob Walker, 1979. The UCSD 4- to 8-micron circular variable filter spectrometer they used detected unidentified 6.2- and 7.7-micron features, now known as polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH) molecules.
Subject(s): Spectrometer
Telescopes
Observatories
Equipment and supplies
Willner, Steven Paul
Soifer, B. T.
Date Created: circa 1979
Credit Line: NASA, courtesy of AIP Emilio Segrè Visual Archives, Erickson Collection
Catalog ID: Willner Steven F1