Kourganoff, Oort and Spencer-Jones

21st of June, 1953 — the beginning of ESO. During a conference at Leiden Observatory, a group of astronomers discussed the idea of a joint European effort in astronomy. The people in this picture, from left to right: V. Kourganoff of France, J.H. Oort of the Netherlands, and H. Spencer-Jones of Great Britain.

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ESO/A.Blaauw

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Id:vkourganoff-jhoort-hspencer
Type:Photographic
Release date:3 December 2009, 23:22
Size:3453 x 2348 px

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