“Organization Of The Computing Division Of The Solar Observatory.
The measurements of photographs taken on Mt. Wilson, and the necessary computations, will for the most part be made at the Solar Observatory Office in Pasadena. An addition to the building has recently been completed, with a number of offices for computers. The Computing Division will be in charge of Mr. W. S. Adams, who will hereafter spend much of his time in Pasadena, though he will continue to carry on special investigations at Mt. Wilson as opportunity permits. Miss Louise Ware, who was associated with Dr. Schlesinger in his investigation of stellar parallaxes at the Yerkes Observatory- under a grant from the Carnegie Institution, will join the Computing Division on July 1st. Other computers are being secured, and as several more will be needed in the near future, applications from persons desiring to take part in this work may be sent to Mr. Adams at the Solar Observatory Office, Pasadena. A new globe measuring machine for heliographic positions is just being completed, and measuring machines for spectra have been obtained from Toepfer of Potsdam and Gaertner of Chicago. Calculating machines have also been provided, and it is hoped that the Computing Division will be in full operation within a short time.
George E. Hale.”