Maunder, Edward Walter, 1851 - 1928 (astronomer)
Found in 33 Collections and/or Records:
The collection primarily consists of the Maunders' published works both on their research and explanatory works on astronomy for a more popular audience. Some of these publications bear annotations. There are also some notes on a variety of subjects, a pin-hole camera, a planisphere and some items of correspondence. There is supporting material in the form of obituaries, letters of condolence and subsequent published works on the Maunders and their work.
A letter from Harold Thomson, Honorary Director of Durham University Observatory, containing observations of the occultation of BD -14º 4045 on 7 May 1923 by G. Frank Sargent, made at the instance of E.W. Maunder, and a description of the appearance of the occultation.
Miscellaneous papers concerning astronomical matters, including letters from Professor C. Pritchard, E.W. Maunder and J.R. Hind. The subjects covered include a total eclipse of the Moon; a change of the Earth's axis; the Moon being inhabited; and correspondence on other subjects relating to astronomy.