Jackson, John, 1887 - 1958 (astronomer)
Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:
Correspondence regarding the salaries and appointments of staff at the Royal Observatory, Cape of Good Hope, including letters on the appointment of His Majesty's Astronomer at the Cape on the retirement of J. Jackson from that position.
Correspondence concerning staff matters and appointments at the Royal Observatory, Cape of Good Hope, including the retirement of Dr J. Jackson in 1950.
Royal Society notices of meetings of the British National Committee of Astronomy and its sub-committee to discuss Redman's report on the International Southern Hemisphere Observatory, with Redman's handwritten notes in the margin. There are also letters to Redman from sub-members C.W. Allen; W.M.H. Greaves, Royal Observatory, Edinburgh; J. Jackson; W.M. Smart, Glasgow University; and H.H. Plaskett, giving comments and amendments to his draft memorandum.
Correspondence with John Jackson, Royal Astronomical Society, concerning the views of directors of observatories on the proposed international observatory that should be put to the British National Committee for Astronomy, with Redman's draft statement for circulation to committee members.
A letter from John Jackson, 21 February 1954, concerning the Royal Society's request for a report from the British National Committee for Astronomy regarding the proposed International Southern Observatory and whether the full committee should meet on 12 March. There is also a copy of Redman's reply of 24 February, in which he states that the Mazelspoort Station in South Africa will be closed in June 1955.
Letter to Dr J. Jackson regarding D. Gill's history of the Royal Observatory, Cape of Good Hope.
Correspondence with John Jackson of the Royal Observatory of 1922-1924, published material and other papers regarding the eighth satellite of Jupiter, including the satellite's orbit and osculating elements. There are also tables of the computation of the standard coordinates of J. VIII observed with the 30-inch reflector of the Thompson Equatorial on 7 November 1917, 5 December 1917 and 7 and 11 January 1918.