ISBN-13: 9780226639468 / Angielski / Miękka / 1999 / 394 str.
Drawing on his experience as historian of astronomy, practicing astrophysicist, and director of Lick Observatory, Donald Osterbrock uncovers a chapter in the history of astronomy by providing the story of the Yerkes Observatory.
"An excellent description of the ups and downs of a major observatory." Jack Meadows, "Nature"
"Historians are much indebted to Osterbrock for this new contribution to the fascinating story of twentieth-century American astronomy." Adriaan Blaauw, "Journal for the History of Astronomy"
"An important reference about one of the key American observatories of this century." Woodruff T. Sullivan III, "Physics Today"