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Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Astrophysical Society


Historical Note

The Astrophysical Society is an RPI student organization dedicated to studying the observational and instrumentation aspects of astronomy. The society works in conjunction with the physics department to maintain the Hirsch Observatory atop the Science Center.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Astrophysical Society records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 1986-33

Miscellaneous records of the Rensselaer Astrophysical Society.

Dates: Created: [circa 1939]-1963; Other: Date acquired: 06/03/1986

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Student Life collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC 50
Scope and Contents The Student Life collection (MC50) is an artificial collection created by the archives. The collection covers activities initiated by students, participated in by students or existing for the benefit of students at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. As student activities are ongoing, the collection is always being updated. The earliest items in the collection date back to 1865; however the majority of the collection dates from the 1960s to the present. The...
Dates: Other: Majority of material found in 1960-present

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Archives 1
Astronomical instruments 1
Astronomical observations 1
Astronomical observations -- New York (State) 1
Astronomical observations -- New York (State) -- Troy 1