Struve, Otto Wilhelm, 1819 - 1905 (astronomer)
Found in 43 Collections and/or Records:
Photographic plate from the book 'Portraits of Astronomers' (Royal Observatory, Greenwich, 1918).
The second part of a series on the expedition on board HMS 'Himalaya' to observe the total solar eclipse in Spain on 18 July 1860. The papers consist of correspondence in preparation for the eclipse, including letters by G. Fisher, R. Grant, J.R. Hind, W.S. Jacob, W. Lassell, U.J.J. Le Verrier, Sir J.W. Lubbock, Sir R. Murchison, W. Pole, C. Pritchard and O. Struve. There is also a paper on the eclipse by Johannes von Gumpach.
Foreign printed papers concerning the transits of Venus, 1874 and 1882, including newspaper and magazine articles, Royal Astronomical Society 'Monthly Notices' and government notices. The authors of the papers include A.V. Auwers, C.C. Bruhns, P.A. Hansen, E. Heis, T.E.V. Oppolzer, E. Neumayer, S. Newcomb, Mr Hasselberg, O. Struve, J.A.C. Oudemans, Sir D. Gill and many others. The papers also include diagrams of the Earth.
1-2. Adam Sedgwick (Autumn 1860, January 1862); 3. Duke of Devonshire, Chancellor of the University of Cambridge (1862); 4. Otto Struve, St Petersburg (1875); 5-7. Dr Whewell (pre-1866); 8. J. Russell Lowell (undated, c.1860-1880); 9. Robert Ransome of Ipswich (undated, c.1855-1864); 10. Baron Gorell of Brampton (Gorell Barnes) (undated, c.1870-1900).