Gascoigne, Sidney Charles Bartholomew, 1915 (astronomer)
Found in 119 Collections and/or Records:
Anglo-Australian Telescope Technical Report No. 1 by S.G.B. Gascoigne, J.D. Pope, Redman and H. Wehner
Anglo-Australian Telescope Technical Report No. 2 by S.G.B. Gascoigne, J.D. Pope, Redman and H. Wehner.
Copies of correspondence between S.C.B. Gascoigne and D.S. Brown regarding their recent discussion, with notes on the meeting of the Anglo-Australian Telescope Group on 31 August - 2 September 1971.
A telex and a letter from S.C.B. Gascoigne regarding travel arrangements for Redman's visit to Australia, and enclosing a note from A.W. Rodgers about the future work of the Astronomical Working Party, given that the A.A.T. Project Office proposes to disband it. There are also copies of letters from S.C.B. Gascoigne, M. Beard and B.E.J. Pagel to A.W. Rodgers agreeing that the work of the A.W.P. is complete.
A cable from S.C.B. Gascoigne to R.V. Willstrop, and Willstrop's reply, regarding F/8 Hartmann plates, polar plate 101 and the Omega Centauri photographic enlargements. There is also a telex from D.W. Cunliffe confirming the arrival of enlargements.
Correspondence with J.D. Pope regarding possible arrangements for the upper end of the telescope tube, including copies of Pope's letters to S.C.B. Gascoigne and Hermann Wehner, his notes on the choice of primary mirror hole size and form of sky baffles and on upper end alternatives, and comments on the bids for the Kitt Peak National Observatory.
Copies of a letter from Hermann Wehner to S.C.B. Gascoigne, 2 November 1970, and of Gascoigne's reply of 9 November, regarding the size and use of the computer room.
Correspondence with G.M. Sisson and R. Woolley, and with S.C.B. Gascoigne of the Commonwealth Observatory, Mount Stromlo, on making a Gregorian mirror for a Schmidt telescope.
Correspondence regarding anti-reflection coatings, comprised of a letter from S.C.B. Gascoigne, 18 May 1971, enclosing extracts by Cox, Hass and Thelen from the 'Journal of the Optical Society of America', 1962, p. 966, and 'Advances in Optics IV', 11, p. 226; and a copy of a letter from Redman to J. Ring, 24 May 1971, and Ring's reply of 27 May, regarding triple coats on correctors.
Correspondence with S.C.B. Gascoigne, J.V. Hindman and Vic Williamson regarding the reductions of microthermal runs for 30-31 October and 1 November, future committee meetings, and the second packet of microthermal reductions, with a telegram from Williamson, 14 December 1967, requesting data.
Correspondence regarding mirror testing, comprised of copies of letters from W.A. Goodsell to D.S. Brown on a test tower and procedures; Redman's correspondence with S.C.B. Gascoigne, who comments on Redman's draft letter to Sir Howard Grubb, Parsons and Co. Ltd and encloses computations on the astigmatic foci on the primary; and two pages of Redman's handwritten notes.
Copies of letters from E.G. Bowen, Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation to W.L. Francis, 4 July 1967; K.N. Jones to S.C.B. Gascoigne, Australian National University, 13 July 1967; and J.F. Hosie to K.N. Jones, 25 July 1967, regarding the Southern Hemisphere Telescope, discussing the Joint Policy Committee and the appointment of a project engineer. There is also a draft press release on the J.P.C.
Correspondence with S.C.B. Gascoigne; M. Carpenter; V. Williamson, Siding Spring Observatory; and O.J. Eggen regarding the Anglo-Australian Telescope, including arrangements for the Technical Committee and Joint Policy Committee meetings in Australia, reports to be produced, site testing and optics, including abolishing the prime focus.