Thackeray, Andrew David, 1910 - 1978 (astronomer)
Found in 34 Collections and/or Records:
Correspondence with R. Atkinson and H.H. Plaskett regarding suggestions for worthwhile programmes for a classical Schmidt telescope if it is chosen by the Executive Committee for the Isaac Newton Telescope, with extracts from a letter from A.D. Thackeray, Radcliffe Observatory, South Africa, giving his views.
Correspondence with various people, including B.F.J. Schonland, F.J.M. Stratton, G.B.B.M. Sutherland, R.A. Lyttleton, R.O. Redman and H.S.W. Massey, regarding the nomination for the Royal Society of R.H. Stoy, A.D. Thackeray, D.J. Malan, J.H. Oort, R. Atkinson, A.C.B. Lovell, F. Hoyle and others.
Correspondence with the Meteorological Office; A.D. Thackeray, Radcliffe Observatory; and the Weather Bureau, South Africa on behalf of the Seeing Committee for the International Southern Observatory. There is also a copy of a letter from Redman to A. Unsöld, Institut fur Theoretische Physik und Sternwarte der Universität, Kiel, on information contained in various publications, with Unsöld's reply.
Correspondence of Redman, A.D. Thackeray, M.W. Feast, Mrs M. Burbidge and T. Lloyd Evans of the Radcliffe Observatory, South Africa, regarding the Northern Hemisphere Observatory project, including 'Comments and Additions by Staff at the Radcliffe Observatory to Views of Astronomers at the R.G.O.'.
Correspondence with A.D. Thackeray, Radcliffe Observatory, regarding the design needs of the Northern Hemisphere Observatory, possible sites and spectroscopy.
A letter from A.D. Thackeray of the Radcliffe Observatory, Pretoria, to Sir Richard Woolley regarding a request for three plates at the highest Coudé dispersion of each of six stars.
A letter from A.D. Thackeray of the Radcliffe Observatory, Pretoria, to Sir Richard Woolley regarding the Wallis and Gliese programme.
A letter from A.D. Thackeray concerning Redman's visit to South Africa on 14 January and family news.
A letter from A.D. Thackeray, Radcliffe Observatory, regarding the Cassegrain system, turret wheels, obtaining a research student, and the sorting of B type spectra for measurement.
A letter from J.B. Alexander to Sir Richard Woolley regarding the proposed observation of the Large Magellanic Cloud and the magnitude limits of a certain short-period variable, and Dr Thackeray's request for information with regard to this work.
Correspondence between Sir Richard Woolley and A.D. Thackeray of the Radcliffe Observatory, Pretoria, regarding the method of carrying out spectroscopic observations at the Radcliffe Observatory.
A letter from Sir Richard Woolley to A.D. Thackeray of the Radcliffe Observatory, Pretoria, regarding certain photoelectric magnitudes in NGC 6397 and a coarse grating for the 74-inch telescope.
A letter from Sir Richard Woolley to A.D. Thackeray of the Radcliffe Observatory, Pretoria, requesting some closely-spaced B and V plates.
A letter from Sir Richard Woolley to A.D. Thackeray giving corrected Right Ascensions of a Large Magellanic Cloud field.
A letter from O.J. Eggen to A.D. Thackeray regarding the list of stars sent to T.J. Deeming and arrangements for a visit to the Cape.
Handwritten notes and calendars by Redman regarding the seeing project.