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Imperial Observatory, Paris


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Letters from observatories, 1869 - 1872

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/150
Scope and Contents Letters from various British and international observatories on filling vacancies; the foundation of new observatories at Auckland and Christchurch, New Zealand; requests for astronomical works; and recommendations for the Indian observatories. The correspondents include H. Merivale, N.R. Pogson, C.E. Delaunay, Sir W. Denison, J.A. Broun, R.L.J. Ellery, B.A. Gould, the Earl of Rosse, R. Grant, Sir D. Gill, W.M. Maskell, J.C. Adams, A.R. Clarke and W. Harkness. There are proceedings and...
Dates: 1869 - 1872

Miscellaneous astronomical papers, 1859 - 1860

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/252
Scope and Contents Miscellaneous papers concerning astronomical matters, including letters from U.J.J. Le Verrier, W. De La Rue, R.C. Carrington, J.R. Hind, A. de Morgan and Dr C. Bruhns. The subjects covered include U.J.J. Le Verrier's solar theory; letters from the Paris Imperial Observatory on the intensity of the light of the Sun; a paper from H.A.E.A. Fayé on the proper motion of the Solar System; a printed letter from J. Davidson on the Moon's rotatory motion; observations of projections of stars on the...
Dates: 1859 - 1860

Papers on meteorology, 1861 - 1865

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/703
Scope and Contents Correspondence and papers regarding meteorology and meteorological instruments. The correspondents include R. Fitzroy, T.J. Main, M. Faraday, G. Fisher, C.V. Walker, A.S. Herschel, Lord Wrottesley, W.H. Sykes, J.V. Lamont, U.J.J. Le Verrier, J.F.W. Herschel, F. Galton, W.H. Miller, H. James, W. Farr, J.D. Forbes and N. Beardmore. The volume includes an extract from 'The Standard', 24 March 1865, on an 'Extraordinary Meteoric Arch'; printed circulars concerning the observation of meteors; a...
Dates: 1861 - 1865

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