Royal Astronomical Society
Found in 84 Collections and/or Records:
Photocopy of item from the holdings of the Royal Astronomical Society: Walter de la Rue's photograph album of the Total Eclipse, 18 July 1960, 1988-11-20
The collection contains a wide range of material created or accumulated by Melotte during his lifetime. There are four main series, relating to the Royal Greenwich Observatory, British Astronomical Association, Royal Astronomical Society and solar eclipses. The remaining material comprises papers, photographs and other items on a wide range of astronomical subjects.
Papers relating to the Royal Astronomical Society's transactions with the Government, including correspondence on the transfer of the 'meridian ephemeris' to the Admiralty; the printing of T. Henderson's Edinburgh observations; the printing of T. Henderson's and T. Maclear's Cape papers; and F. Baily's reproduction of Cavendish's experiment.