In 1964, renowned Palomar Observatory astronomer Allan Sandage
sent Rubin an application to compete for telescope time at Palomar, editing the form's warning, "Due to limited facilities, it is not possible to accept applications from women," to include "usually." She became the first woman to legally observe there.
These Elements in the Periodic Tables at the Quantum Level mirror 2 Galaxy Periodic Tables that upgraded Edwin Hubble's Fork Tuning Galaxies classifications which was expanded by Gerard de Vaucouleurs and Allan Sandage
. The Periodicity of both Elements of the Periodic Tables at the Quantum World and Galaxy Periodic Tables at the Cosmos Level are governed by the same laws since one mirrors the other and vice versa," says Ainuu Afamasaga.
In the 1970s, David Malin also found cirrus on images taken with the 1.2-meter UK Schmidt Telescope at Siding Spring Observatory, Australia, and Allan Sandage
wrote about it and the scattering of optical light in 1975-76.
"Many objects hitherto regarded as very faint blue stars inside our own Milky Way are actually a strange variety of extremely distant galaxies, according to Allan Sandage
of Mount Wilson and Palomar Observatories.
"Blue stragglers" have been a mystery since Allan Sandage
discovered them in 1953.
Thank you for your comments in the March 2011 issue on the passing of several illustrious astronomers, particularly Allan Sandage
("A Quadruple Whammy for Astronomy," page 6).
A year later Allan Sandage
measured a redshift of z = 0.05, corresponding to a distance of nearly 700 million light-years.
After I consulted several radio and optical astronomers in the US, Britain, and Australia, one of them realized that I had come across a portion of an extensive but little-known high-galactic-latitude dust complex that Allan Sandage
(Carnegie Observatories) had written a paper about in the Astronomical Journal in 1976.
Three years before, in 1960, Allan Sandage
at Palomar Observatory
Volume I: The Mount Wilson Observatory Allan Sandage
(Cambridge University Press, 2004).
In addition to Hale, its staff included such luminaries as Edwin Hubble, Milton Humason, Walter Baade, Harlow Shapley, Fritz Zwicky, Allan Sandage
, and many others.