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Rümker, George Friedrich Wilhem, 1832 - 1900 (astronomer)

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Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

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Correspondence on visitor admissions, 1868 - 1876

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/711
Scope and Contents Correspondence regarding admissions to visit the Royal Observatory. The volume is divided broadly into requests by the Admiralty to visit the Royal Observatory, introductions on behalf of visitors, personal requests to visit the Observatory, and instructions to assistants on receiving guests. The correspondents include F.J.O. Evans, G.H. Richards, R. Hall, T.H. Stafford, A. Cayley, J. Glaisher, F.N.M. Moigno, O. Struve, E.J. Routh, T.A. Hirst, F.A.T. Winnecke, W. Spottiswode, E.J.A. Gautier,...
Dates: 1868 - 1876
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Correspondence with scientific societies, 1865 - 1868

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/412
Scope and Contents Correspondence with various scientific societies, with related papers. There are notices and council minutes for the British Association; reports of the Kew Committee; the report of the committee wishing to publish K.L.C. Rümker's stellar observations; papers relating to W.R. Birt's lunar committee; W. Thomson's report on tidal observations; W.R. Grove's address to the 1866 convention; and J.D. Forbes' address to the 1867 convention. Other articles include a description of the Kew...
Dates: 1865 - 1868
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Papers on a total solar eclipse, 1860 - 1874

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/128
Scope and Contents The sixth of a series on the expedition by HMS 'Himalaya' to observe the total solar eclipse in Spain on 18 July 1860. The papers include accounts of observations made at various stations in Northern Spain by R. Parkin; R. Reynolds; J.R. Roberts; Baron de Rottenburg, with watercolours; J. Rubenach; F. Simon; H. le Small; J. Stonglein; the Revd R.A. Thompson, in 'The Church Times'; J. Thompson, with watercolours; F.M. Weedon, with two watercolours and a diagram; C. Weiler, with two sets of...
Dates: 1860 - 1874
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Papers on a total solar eclipse, 1860

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/129
Scope and Contents The seventh part of a series on the expedition by HMS 'Himalaya' to observe the total solar eclipse in Spain on 18 July 1860. The volume contains accounts of observations provided by anonymous observers; R.C. Carrington; R. Cromp, with various thermometer readings; T. Hogan in Newfoundland; F. Maxwell-Lyte, with seven photographs; Captain Parsons in British Columbia; G. Rümker in Lisbon; C. Shea, specifically on sunspots, and accompanied by drawings; and C.P. Smyth, on sunspot activity....
Dates: 1860
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Papers on Neptune and the minor planets, 1848 - 1850

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/97
Scope and Contents Papers relating to Neptune and the minor planets Metis, Flora, Iris, Astraea, Hygiea, Parthenope, Victoria and Egeria, comprising circulars, ephemerides, notices of discoveries, observations and requests for information. The material on Neptune includes U.J.J. Le Verrier's accounts of its discovery in French scientific journals, American research on Neptune, newspaper accounts and letters from J.C. Adams. The contributors include A. Graham, N.R. Pogson, E.J. Cooper, G. Capocci, J. Challis,...
Dates: 1848 - 1850
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Papers on Royal Astronomical Society, 1853 - 1854

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/234
Scope and Contents Papers relating to the Royal Astronomical Society, including a lecture by Airy on the determination of longitudes by galvanic signals; a paper by Airy on the reduction of the observations of the Revd T. Catton; an address by Airy on delivering the medal to Herr Rümker; a paper by Airy on the difference of longitude between the observatories of Brussels and Greenwich as determined by galvanic signals; correspondence on pendulum experiments; a manuscript by J. Bloxam on clock escapements;...
Dates: 1853 - 1854
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Papers on Royal Astronomical Society, 1862 - 1863

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/238
Scope and Contents Papers relating to the Royal Astronomical Society, including communication on the fringes of light in the total eclipse, 31 December 1861, as seen by Captain Poulain; a lecture by Airy on the apparatus proposed for the observation of the spectra of stars for the Royal Observatory, Greenwich; a note by Airy on the visibility of the stars in the Pleiades to the naked eye; a paper by Airy on the discordance between the results for zenith distances obtained by direct observation and those...
Dates: 1862 - 1863
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Papers on the minor planets, 1853 - 1854

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/99
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Papers relating to the minor planets Parthenope, Hygiea, Proserpina, Euterpe, Bellona, Amphitrite, Calliope, Urania, Euphrosyne, Pomona, Thetis and Polyhymnia, with some material on comets. The papers consist of observations, ephemerides, circulars, announcements of discoveries of asteroids and descriptions of the planets. The contributors include T. Chevallier, J.R. Hind, H. Goldschmidt, G. Rümker and U.J.J. Le Verrier.

Dates: 1853 - 1854
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Papers on the minor planets, 1854 - 1858

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/100
Scope and Contents Papers relating to the minor planets Amphitrite, Circe, Leukothea, Stalanta, Fides, Leda, Letitia, Harmonia, Daphne, Isis, Ariadne, Nysa, Eugenia, Hestia, Doris, Pales, Virginia, Nemawsa, Europa, Calypso, Alexendra, Pandora and Pallas, comprising observations, ephemerides, circulars, announcements of discoveries of asteroids, descriptions of the planets and requests for information. The contributors include Y. Villarceau, M. Charconac, U.J.J. Le Verrier, J. Challis, H. Goldschmidt, G....
Dates: 1854 - 1858

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