Hunter, Alan, 1912 - 1995 (astronomer)
Found in 57 Collections and/or Records:
A letter from Alan Hunter to Sir Richard Woolley regarding his success in finding a clear night at Mount Palomar.
A letter from Alan Hunter to Sir Richard Woolley regarding the successes and failures of his observing trip to the Mount Wilson and Palomar Observatories.
A letter from Alan Hunter to I.F. Guest, Longbourne, Stevens and Powell, returning various papers (not included).
A handwritten letter from Alan Hunter containing an account of his visit to Western Australia, mentioning the proposed Singleton site and the new Perth Observatory site, and including his thoughts on sites for the Anglo-Australian Telescope and the dominant influences.
A letter from A. Hunter to I.A. Learmouth of the Science Research Council explaining the need for the purchase of a prime focus cage which was not envisaged in the original estimates.
A letter from Sir Richard Woolley to Alan Hunter at the Mount Wilson and Palomar Observatories regarding the two-line binary HD 27149.
A letter from Sir Richard Woolley to Alan Hunter requesting a plate of HD 29310 and discussing a systematic difference between the four giants measured off Olin Wilson's plates in 1959 and all the dwarf stars.
A letter from Sir Richard Woolley to Alan Hunter requesting a plate of HD 293210 and concerning the allocation of time on the telescopes at the Mount Wilson and Palomar Observatories and other matters.
A letter from Sir Richard Woolley to Alan Hunter regarding a letter sent to Olin Wilson.
A letter from Sir Richard Woolley to Alan Hunter regarding the proposed publication of Cape results in the Royal Greenwich Bulletins.
A letter from Sir Richard Woolley to Olin Wilson regarding Alan Hunter's difficulty in obtaining time on the Mount Wilson and Palomar telescopes to do the work on the Hyades requested by Woolley.
Two letters from G.W. Fisher, Secretary, Hydrographic Department, Ministry of Defence, regard the Annual Meeting of the Board of Visitors at the Royal Greenwich Observatory on 6 June 1964: a circular letter, April 1964, containing details of the Annual Meeting, with a questionnaire regarding attendance and Fisher's compliments slip; and an annotated letter to Alan Hunter, Royal Greenwich Observatory, 14 May 1964, regarding attendance at the Annual Meeting.
Notes on a meeting on 3 February 1966 to discuss the Anglo-Australian 150-inch Telescope, with a memorandum for the meeting by Alan Hunter dated 26 January 1966. There are also papers entitled 'Proposed 150-inch Telescope in Australia', dated 7 July 1964.
Correspondence regarding a proposed observatory in Chile to be run as a joint European establishment, with minutes of meetings, a drawing and specification of a 40-inch telescope, and a short letter from A. Hunter stating that British participation has been withdrawn.