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Smyth, Charles Piazzi, 1819 - 1900 (astronomer)

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Found in 79 Collections and/or Records:

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Reductions for Tenerife expedition, 1856

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/219
Scope and Contents

Reductions of the 'Mountain Meteorological Journal' from the astronomical expedition to Tenerife, with a note at the back by C. Piazzi Smyth on the reductions.

Dates: 1856
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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Scientific correspondence, 1827 - 1854

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/375
Scope and Contents Airy's personal correspondence on scientific matters with, among others, F.W.A. Argelander, F. Beaufort, J.B. Biot, J.R. Hind, T. Brooke, R.C. Carrington, W. Cubitt, W. Denison, J.F. Encke, H.A.E.A. Fayé, J.D. Forbes, B.A. Gould, H. Goulbourn, J.A. Grunert, P.A. Hansen, S. Herbert, G. Fisher, U.J.J. Le Verrier, O.M. Mitchel, R. Owen, G. Peacock, C. Pritchard, K.L.C. Rümker, A. Sedgwick, R. Sheepshanks, W.H. Smyth, G.G. Stokes and W. Whewell. The papers include J.C. Adams' application for a...
Dates: 1827 - 1854
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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Watercolours of the measurement of the Cape baseline, 1837

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 15/226
Scope and Contents

Two undated watercolour drawings by Charles Piazzi Smyth showing the apparatus and modus operandi employed in the measurement of the baseline at the Cape of Good Hope in 1837.

Dates: 1837
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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Weekly register, 1839 - 1846

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 15/1
Scope and Contents The weekly register of the general work of the Cape Observatory, including observations, details of instruments used and other information. The volume includes the following items:Observations of the immersion and emersion of Jupiter's satellites, 1839-1840.Observations of Mars, Venus and Mercury, 1839-1840.An account of an eclipse of the Sun, 26 August 1840.Observation tables of Encke's Comet, 2-21 May 1842.Reports by C. Piazzi Smyth of sightings and...
Dates: 1839 - 1846
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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