Encke, Johann Franz, 1791 - 1865 (astronomer)
Found in 23 Collections and/or Records:
Correspondence on comets, 1832 - 1847
Correspondence on comets, 1856 - 1858
Correspondence on reductions, 1837 - 1849
Correspondence on the printing and distribution of planetary and lunar reductions. The correspondents include F.W. Bessel, F. Beaufort, H.C. Schumacher, J.F. Encke, W.S. Stratford and J.F.W. Herschel.
Correspondence on reductions, 1833 - 1847
Correspondence concerning requests for reduced lunar observations, etc.; computation of the geocentric places of the planets; instructions and computations for planetary reductions; Bradley's reduced observations; and reductions of the minor planets. The correspondents include J.W. Lubbock, J.C. Adams, W.S. Stratford, J.F. Encke, F. Baily, J. Challis and P.A. Hansen.
Correspondence on solar eclipse, 1850 - 1852
Correspondence on visitor admissions, 1835 - 1848
Correspondence on visitor admissions, 1849 - 1854
Miscellaneous correspondence, 1846 - 1897
Miscellaneous correspondence, 1835 - 1848
Airy's miscellaneous correspondence, letters A-L. The correspondents include B. Amici, J. Anderson, D.F.J. Arago, F. Baily, F. Beaufort, F.W. Bessel. J.B. Biot, P.H.L. von Boguslowski, J. Coldecott, J. Challis, T. Chevallier, S.H. Christie, E.J. Cooper, W. Cubitt, W.R. Dawes, A. de Morgan, S.H. Drachs, J.F. Encke, J.D. Forbes, T. Galloway, E.J.A. Gautier, B.A. Gould, P.A. Hansen, T. Henderson, J.F.W. Herschel, J.G.S. Lefevre, U.J.J. Le Verrier and J.J. Littrow.
Miscellaneous correspondence, 1851
Miscellaneous correspondence, 1852
Airy's miscellaneous correspondence with, among others, D.F.J. Arago, F. Beaufort, J. Challis, E.J. Cooper, W.R. Dawes, A. de Morgan, W. Denison, J.F. Encke, J.D. Forbes, R. Grant, J.F.W. Herschel, the Earl of Rosse, E. Sabine, A. Sedgwick, R. Sheepshanks, W.H. Smyth, R. Stephenson, W.S. Stratford, F.E.W.V. Struve, W. Whewell and Lord Wrottesley.
Miscellaneous correspondence, 1855 - 1856
Miscellaneous correspondence, 1857 - 1859
Official and scientific correspondence, 1830 - 1832
Airy's official and scientific correspondence, volume 2, including letters from Arago, Auber, Baily, Barrow, Beaufort, Becker, Cooper, De Morgan, Encke, Forbes, Foster, Gambert, Gilbert, Gregory, Hamilton, Harcourt, Henderson, Herschel, Hudson, Hussey, Inman, Innes, Lax, Lubbock, Maclear, Princess Olive, Parrot, Pearson, Quetelet, Robinson, Schumacher, Sheepshanks, Stratford, Taylor, Tiarks and Tyson, with an index to the correspondents at the end. There are a few letters in French.
Papers on chronology, geography and tides, 1857 - 1858
Papers on Neptune and the minor planets, 1834 - 1884
Papers on Northumberland's telescope, 1842 - 1846
Papers on small planets and comets, 1861-04 - 1862-03
Circulars and letters on the observations of various minor planets, some newly discovered, and extensive works on comets, correspondence relating to comets and newspaper articles. There is a print drawing and description of Donati's comet; a letter from J.F. Encke on his comet; an article from 'The London Review', 13 July 1861, on the Great Comet of 1861; a listing of comets; and a piece on minerals in England. There is also a letter sent anonymously to 'Professor Faraday'.
Papers on the Hansen-Encke controversy, 1858
Copies of pieces on the controversy between Hansen and Encke regarding Brunnow's tables of Flora, translated by W.I. Lynn, 105 pages. The volume is comprised principally of a correspondence between the two protagonists. It includes the recent investigations at the Berlin Observatory on the theory of perturbations of Egeria and Flora.
Papers on the Standards Commission, 1848 - 1857
Official correspondence and rough and neat minutes of the Standards Commission, with summons to meetings. The volume includes all correspondence on the distribution of the standards authenticated by Act of Parliament, the changing of the manner of charging the customs duties from per 112 lbs to 110 lbs, and correspondence with the Treasury on accounts and printing. There are also letters from astronomers, including Sir J.F.W. Herschel, J.F. Encke and T. Maclear.
Scientific correspondence, 1827 - 1854
Theories of the Moon and planets, 1849 - 1852
Theories of the Moon and planets, 1853 - 1854
- Meteorites 3
- Astronomical telescopes 1
- Australia 1
- Berlin 1
- Chicago 1