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Groombridge, Stephen, 1755 - 1832 (astronomer)

 Person

Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:

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Correspondence on observations given, 1903 - 1914

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 7/180
Scope and Contents Correspondence and related papers regarding the provision of observations to various individuals:Correspondence regarding observations of the Moon given to Dr L. Ambronn, Gottingen, 1903.Correspondence regarding observations of and corrections for right ascension and declination of the Moon in the 'Nautical Almanac' given to Captain Foulkes and Major Burdon, 1903.Correspondence regarding a copy of Groombridge's Star Atlas sent to Professor Boss, Dudley Observatory,...
Dates: 1903 - 1914
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Correspondence on the Groombridge Catalogue, 1809 - 1845

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/192
Scope and Contents Correspondence on the posthumous publication of the Groombridge Star Catalogue. The letters detail errors in Groombridge's stars, the production of a preface, the printing of the work and its distribution. The correspondents include Sir F. Beaufort, F. Baily, Sir J. Barrow, Sir C. Wood, T.F. Colby, T. Galloway, G. Peacock, Lord Wrottesley and A. de Morgan. The papers include a protracted argument between Sir J. South and Airy regarding the catalogue featured in 'The Times' in November 1838;...
Dates: 1809 - 1845
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Draft letter to Monsieur Julian Canelas, Directeur de l'Observatoire a l'Isle de St Leon, 1806-12-11

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 4/185: 2
Scope and Contents

Letter on occultations of stars and a solar eclipse. There are notes on Stephen Groombridge's circle on the reverse.

Dates: 1806-12-11
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Groombridge's Catalogue: new reductions, 1832 - 1905

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 128
Scope and Contents

Volumes /1-/42 are bound pages of reproduced manuscript forms designed to facilitate the re-reduction of Stephen Groombridge's observations by Dyson and Thackeray. Volumes /43-/61seem to be the product of Airy's earlier work and were probably placed into this sequence when used for reference by Dyson and Thackeray.

Dates: 1832 - 1905
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Ledger extracts on money transactions

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/777
Scope and Contents

Undated extracts from 'Accounts 3', the private ledger of Airy, relating to money transactions, including Groombridge's catalogue, Fallow's catalogue, the North American Boundary, the clock for the Houses of Parliament, magnetical reductions and a new lunar account.

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Letter from Stephen Groombridge, 1809-04-24

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 4/187/47: 1-2
Scope and Contents

The letter concerns amendments to a book. On the reverse are various equations in Maskelyne's hand.

Dates: 1809-04-24
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Letter from T.G. Taylor to Dr Thomas Young, 1829-01-27

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/48: 235
Scope and Contents From the File:

Observations and correspondence regarding miscellaneous astronomical matters.

Dates: 1829-01-27
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Letter from T.G. Taylor to Dr Thomas Young, 1829-01-30

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/48: 236
Scope and Contents From the File:

Observations and correspondence regarding miscellaneous astronomical matters.

Dates: 1829-01-30
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Miscellaneous astronomical papers, 1847 - 1850

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/247
Scope and Contents Miscellaneous papers concerning astronomical matters, including letters from A. de Morgan, J.R. Hind, W. Lassell and C.P. Smyth. The subjects covered include the occultation of Jupiter, 19 May 1850; a circular from Mr Linton on astronomical discoveries by the use of mathematics; the application from the British Association to the Government for the establishment of a powerful reflecting telescope; a map of Schiehallion showing buildings with the names 'N Observatory' and 'S Observatory';...
Dates: 1847 - 1850
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Papers on catalogued stars, 1898 - 1912

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 7/168
Scope and Contents Correspondence with A. Auwers, Berlin, concerning Groombridge's Catalogue, 1901-1903, including copies of papers sent to him and Greenwich north polar distance observations and reductions.Correspondence with Leopold Schulof, Paris, concerning catalogues and corrections, 1906-1908.Correspondence concerning observations of heliometer comparison stars, 1898-1901.Correspondence with Sir David Gill and H.H. Turner concerning the apparent rotation of bright stars with...
Dates: 1898 - 1912
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Papers on Greenwich publications, 1885 - 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 7/84
Scope and Contents Correspondence and lists relating to the printing and distribution of Greenwich publications:Distribution lists for the following Royal Observatory publications, 1899-1914:1. 'Annual Photographic Results'2. 'Double Stars'3. 'Determinations of constants of Precession'4. 'Planets and Comets'5. 'Division errors of Transit Circle and proper motion'6. 'Eclipse paper, 1900 May 28'7. 'Sumatra Eclipse Report'8. 'Paris-Greenwich...
Dates: 1885 - 1915
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Papers on star catalogues, 1850 - 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 7/82
Scope and Contents Correspondence, calculations and internal memoranda relating to the compilation of star catalogues:1. Letter from A.C. Dixon including notes of errors in the Greenwich Observations.2. Comparison of results on the North Polar distance of stars common to the 1887 and 1888 annual catalogues.3. The algebraic excess of 1888 North Polar distances over those for 1887 for stars common to both catalogues.4. Computation of precessions.5. The number of stars...
Dates: 1850 - 1909
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Papers on star catalogues, 1894 - 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 7/167
Scope and Contents Correspondence with Professor Safford, 1894, concerning errors in the 1860 Star Catalogue: north polar distance of 16 Persei.Letter from G. Dunn concerning 73 Leonis being a variable, 1894.Letter from S. Newcomb, 1894, concerning the north polar distance of standard stars during 1891-1893, with a reply including the Greenwich observations for 1891.Correspondence with Major Gore, R.E., concerning the place of double stars, 1894-1895.Letter from Professor...
Dates: 1894 - 1908
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Reference concerning the reduction of observations from Groombridge and Brisbane, 1829

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/48: 234
Scope and Contents From the File:

Observations and correspondence regarding miscellaneous astronomical matters.

Dates: 1829
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Stephen Groombridge, F.R.S., 1800 - 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 96/7/9
Scope and Contents

Five printed copies of an engraving.

Dates: 1800 - 1950
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).

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