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Kapteyn, Jacobus Cornelius, 1851 - 1922 (astronomer)

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Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

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Correspondence on photographic magnitude, 1909 - 1912

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 7/218
Scope and Contents Correspondence regarding photographic magnitudes in relation to astrographic charts:Correspondence with E.C. and W.H. Pickering of Harvard College concerning various aspects of astrographic charts and the determination of photographic magnitudes, 1909-1912, with Circular No. 150 on standard photographic magnitudes of the polar sequence and photographs of the north polar sequence stars.Correspondence with various individuals concerning photographic magnitudes, 1911, with...
Dates: 1909 - 1912
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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Correspondence on the Annual Visitation, 1858 - 1913

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 7/13
Scope and Contents Correspondence and related papers concerning the Annual Visitations of the Board of Visitors to the Royal Observatory:Three new warrants issued to the Board of Visitors for the years 1858, 1901 and 1910.General correspondence concerning the arrangement of the Annual Visitation and dinner of the Board of Visitors, 1897, with a menu; a list of those wishing to attend the dinner; details for the arrangement of staff; applications to visit the Royal Observatory, accepted or...
Dates: 1858 - 1913
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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Correspondence with astronomers, 1883 - 1890

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 15/194a
Scope and Contents

Correspondence with a various astronomers worldwide, including A. Auwers of Berlin, W.L. Elkin and J.C. Kapteyn.

Dates: 1883 - 1890
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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Correspondence with the Royal Astronomical Society, 1921 - 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 8/143
Scope and Contents Correspondence with the Royal Astronomical Society regarding its centenary and other matters:Miscellaneous correspondence, 1921-1936, including letters concerning Mrs Oppotzer's plight and the sale of her husband's books and correspondence regarding obituaries of W.H.M. Christie and J.C. Kapteyn. There is also a 'List of reproductions of celestial photographs published by the Royal Astronomical Society', taken from 'Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society', February...
Dates: 1921 - 1936
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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Equatorial coordinate conversion tables, 1906

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 7/298
Scope and Contents

Tables for the conversion of equatorial coordinates to galactic coordinates prepared under the direction of J.C. Kapteyn at Groningen, including a letter from Kapteyn of 8 May 1906 at the end of the volume.

Dates: 1906
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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Miscellaneous correspondence, 1907 - 1923

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 15/132
Scope and Contents Miscellaneous correspondence of Sydney Hough with astronomers regarding various subjects, including the publication of results and restoration work after the First World War. At the end of the volume are a set of obituary notices. The correspondence is divided into sections by correspondent: F. Aguilar, La Plata; Professor Auwers, Berlin; Dr Backland, Pulkova; E.B. Baillaud, Paris; Professor Bakhuyzen, Leiden; J.M. Baldwin, Potsdam; P. Barruchi; Professor Boccardi, Turin; Professor Boss,...
Dates: 1907 - 1923
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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Miscellaneous correspondence, A-K, 1896 - 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 15/128
Scope and Contents Correspondence of David Gill with other astronomers, divided into sections by correspondent:J. Franklin Adams, 17 June 1896 - 29 March 1900.Professor A. Auwers, Berlin, 24 July 1880 - 15 January 1900.Sir Robert S. Ball, 20 May 1896 - 15 February 1900.Pietro Baracchi, Melbourne Observatory, 23 January 1897 - 19 January 1900.S.J. Braun, U.S. Naval Observatory, 2 March - 4 April 1900.Miss Agnes Clerke, London, 4 March 1897 - 18 February...
Dates: 1896 - 1900
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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Papers on catalogued stars, 1898 - 1912

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 7/168
Scope and Contents Correspondence with A. Auwers, Berlin, concerning Groombridge's Catalogue, 1901-1903, including copies of papers sent to him and Greenwich north polar distance observations and reductions.Correspondence with Leopold Schulof, Paris, concerning catalogues and corrections, 1906-1908.Correspondence concerning observations of heliometer comparison stars, 1898-1901.Correspondence with Sir David Gill and H.H. Turner concerning the apparent rotation of bright stars with...
Dates: 1898 - 1912
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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Papers on societies and institutions, 1893 - 1914

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 7/224
Scope and Contents Correspondence with the Secretary of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific, 1897-1914, concerning the award of the Bruce Gold Medal to Simon Newcomb, 1898; Arthur Auwers, 1899; David Gill, 1900; G.V. Schiaparelli, 1902; William Huggins, 1904; W.C. Vogel, 1906; E.C. Pickering, 1908; G.W. Hill, 1909; J.H. Poincaré, 1911; J.C. Kapteyn, 1913; and O. Backlund, 1914.Correspondence and papers relating to the Optical Society, 1905-1910, including notices of meetings, lists of members and...
Dates: 1893 - 1914
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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Papers on the International Astrographic Chart, 1879 - 1880

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 15/135
Scope and Contents Correspondence of David Gill and related papers regarding the International Astrographic Chart, divided into sections by correspondent: Professor Bakhuyzen, Leiden; W.H.M. Christie, Greenwich; Ellery, Melbourne; Professor Foerster, Berlin; J.C. Kapteyn, Groningen; Lord McClaren, Edinburgh; Admiral Mouchez, Paris; Professor C. Pritchard, Oxford; H.C. Russell, Sydney; G.G. Stokes, Royal Society; O. Struve, Pulkova; H.C. Vogel, Potsdam; and the Royal Astronomical Society Committee. These...
Dates: 1879 - 1880
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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