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Eggen, Olin Jeuck, 1919 - 1998 (astronomer)

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Found in 57 Collections and/or Records:

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Correspondence of Eggen and Deeming, 1959-09-01 - 1959-09-11

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/236
Scope and Contents Correspondence between O.J. Eggen and T.J. Deeming regarding a list of subdwarfs and high velocity stars, and concerning the best way to approach stars not listed in the CoD or Cpd.
Dates: 1959-09-01 - 1959-09-11
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 of O.J. Eggen, 1958-02-04 - 1962-09-05

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/612
Scope and Contents Correspondence of O.J. Eggen with the following individuals:F. Carmody of the French Department of the University of California, Berkeley, concerning the controversy between Herelius, on one side, and Hooke, Halley and Flamsteed, on the other, with regard to the relative merits of visual and telescopic sights, mentioning the Jai Singh Observatories.Colonel H. Quill, regarding Harrison's table of the equation of time.A.D. Thackeray of the Radcliffe Observatory, Pretoria,...
Dates: 1958-02-04 - 1962-09-05
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 microthermal measurements, 1968-08-27 - 1968-09-26

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/403
Scope and Contents Correspondence with O.J. Eggen and M.H. Jeffery regarding simultaneous microthermal measurements at 60 feet at sites 7A and 3A. Redman suggests measurements at 110 feet and instructions for making simple dust tests, and mentions the slow progress of the site tests. There is also a copy of a letter from D.W. Cunliffe to M.H. Jeffery, 3 September, concerning the installation of the new anemometers and recorders.
Dates: 1968-08-27 - 1968-09-26
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 A.A.T., 1967-11-11 - 1967-12-27

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/313
Scope and Contents Correspondence with S.C.B. Gascoigne; M. Carpenter; V. Williamson, Siding Spring Observatory; and O.J. Eggen regarding the Anglo-Australian Telescope, including arrangements for the Technical Committee and Joint Policy Committee meetings in Australia, reports to be produced, site testing and optics, including abolishing the prime focus.
Dates: 1967-11-11 - 1967-12-27
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 Space Research Steering Group, 1959-07-27 - 1960-07-22

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/611
Scope and Contents Correspondence regarding the Steering Group on Space Research, including correspondence with J.R.U. Page, Secretary of the Steering Group, and G.I. Crawford of the Ministry for Science. There is also correspondence between R.N. Quirk and Sir Owen Wansbrough-Jones regarding parliamentary questions and answers.
Dates: 1959-07-27 - 1960-07-22
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 travel plans, 1967-10-06 - 1967-10-07

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/631
Scope and Contents A letter from Miss S. Durrands, Science Research Council, 6 October 1967, regarding the flight booking for Redman's visit to Australia, and a handwritten draft of a telegram from Redman to O.J. Eggen, 7 October, regarding his travel plans.
Dates: 1967-10-06 - 1967-10-07
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 Australian institutions, 1963-04 - 1968-08

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/566
Scope and Contents Correspondence with Australian observatories and universities, including Professor Bart J. Bok of the Commonwealth Observatory, Canberra; A.R. Hogg of the Mount Stromlo Observatory; A. Przybylski of the Mount Wilson and Palomar Observatories; Professor S.C.B. Gascoigne of the Mount Stromlo Observatory; Professor O.J. Eggen of the Mount Stromlo Observatory; D.K.R. Hodgkin of the Australian National University; and J.N. Webb of Port Macquarie, N.S.W. There are also notes on the Commonwealth...
Dates: 1963-04 - 1968-08
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 Australian institutions, 1970-07-06 - 1971-11-03

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/574
Scope and Contents Correspondence with Australian observatories and universities, including Dr A.W. Rodgers of the Mount Stromlo Observatory. There is also a copy of a memorandum from O.J. Eggen to Sir Ernest Titterton and D.K.R. Hodkin of the Australian National University regarding Sir Richard Woolley's Honorary Professorship.
Dates: 1970-07-06 - 1971-11-03
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 Charles Fehrenbach, 1957-05-11 - 1957-05-14

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/331
Scope and Contents Correspondence between Sir Richard Woolley and Professor Charles Fehrenbach regarding arrangements for the visit of Woolley and O.J. Eggen to France, and concerning the idea of designing a mounting for a Fehrenbach prism which could go on any astrographic telescope.
Dates: 1957-05-11 - 1957-05-14
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 Donald Lynden-Bell, 1964-03-29 - 1964-04-02

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/322
Scope and Contents Correspondence between Sir Richard Woolley and Donald Lynden-Bell regarding a request for information from Professor Kreiken and comments on the progress of editing Eggen's work on galaxies.
Dates: 1964-03-29 - 1964-04-02
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 M.H. Jeffery, 1968-11-11 - 1968-11-27

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/407
Scope and Contents Correspondence with M.H. Jeffery regarding O.J. Eggen's decision to resume site tests. Redman's letter of 25 November encloses graphs of anemometer wind record reductions for old site 3 and site 7A, and his views on the choice of site and on Jeffery's proposal layout for site 7A. There is also a copy of a letter from Redman letter to J.V. Hindman and Vic Williamson concerning microthermal and dust measurements.
Dates: 1968-11-11 - 1968-11-27
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 M.W. Ovenden, 1964-01-11 - 1964-01-13

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/393
Scope and Contents Correspondence between Sir Richard Woolley and M.W. Ovenden of the University Observatory, Glasgow, regarding the need to postulate a greater variation of temperature across the inner surfaces of the stars than seems compatible with reflection energy considerations for 57 cygni, and asking for references to anything published by Olin Eggen on a similar difficulty with regard to the colours of closed binary stars.
Dates: 1964-01-11 - 1964-01-13
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 O.J. Eggen, 1962-03-06

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/276
Scope and Contents Correspondence between Sir Richard Woolley and O.J. Eggen regarding NGC 6397 and Omega Centauri.
Dates: 1962-03-06
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 R.V. Willstrop, 1974-06-20 - 1974-07-23

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/600
Scope and Contents Correspondence with R.V. Willstrop at the Siding Spring Observatory. Willstrop's handwritten letters report on commissioning tests, progress and observing, and refer to S.C.G. Gascoigne's accident, a postal strike, encoders for the Northern Hemisphere Observatory, the Koblertron, Hartmann plates, tachometers, dome air temperatures, the Isaac Newton Telescope, I. Arnison, the rumour of O.J. Eggen's resignation, the Royal opening, and the allocation of time on the Anglo-Australian Telescope....
Dates: 1974-06-20 - 1974-07-23
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 S.C.B. Gascoigne, 1973-07-20 - 1973-09-26

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/583
Scope and Contents Correspondence with S.C.B. Gascoigne regarding the progress at Sir Howard Grubb, Parsons and Co. Ltd on optical tests and fitting the mercury band; the Anglo-Australian Telescope Board and Committee meetings; Redman's proposed visit to Australia; the Coudé spectrograph; and the International Astronomical Union meeting. There is also a letter from R.V. Willstrop, 6 August, and a report of his telephone conversation with Sir Howard Grubb, Parsons and Co. Ltd on 21 September 1973. Gascoigne's...
Dates: 1973-07-20 - 1973-09-26
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 S.C.B. Gascoigne, 1974-09-09 - 1974-09-28

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/609
Scope and Contents A letter from S.C.B. Gascoigne, 9 September 1974, and a copy of Redman's reply of 28 September, regarding the progress of the Anglo-Australian Telescope project. Gascoigne encloses a copy of the record of the output of a microsensor bearing on the right ascension gear. There is also a handwritten note by Gascoigne concerning O.J. Eggen's television interview in the Anglo-Australian Telescope dome and the politics of the Australian National University, which Redman replies to off the record.
Dates: 1974-09-09 - 1974-09-28
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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Letter from C.A. Murray, 1962-11-02

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/286
Scope and Contents A letter from C.A. Murray to O.J. Eggen regarding membership of M67 and the proper motion studies available for work on this.
Dates: 1962-11-02
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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Letter from Charles Fehrenbach, 1957-03-29

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/329
Scope and Contents A letter from Professor Charles Fehrenbach of the Observatoire de Marseilles to Sir Richard Woolley regarding arrangements for the visit of Woolley and O.J. Eggen to France.
Dates: 1957-03-29
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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Letter from Hermann Bondi, 1966

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/627
Scope and Contents A copy of a letter from Hermann Bondi, King's College London, to O.J. Eggen, 4 March 1966, congratulating him on his appointment as director of the Mount Stromlo Observatory and requesting his support for the Anglo-Australian Telescope project.
Dates: 1966
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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Letter from O.J. Eggen, 1962-02-21

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/274
Scope and Contents A letter from O.J. Eggen to Sir Richard Woolley regarding corrections to Woolley's manuscript on the nearby stars, and giving general comments about Eggen's visit to the U.S.A.
Dates: 1962-02-21
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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Letter from O.J. Eggen, 1962

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/278
Scope and Contents A letter from O.J. Eggen to Sir Richard Woolley regarding the possibility of finding a young English astronomer to work as an assistant at the Mount Wilson and Palomar Observatories, working the 20-inch and 60-inch telescopes photometrically. Enclosed is a copy of a letter from Eggen to G.F.W. Mulders of the National Science Foundation, Washington D.C., regarding an I.A.U. Sponsored Colloquium of Commission 37 (clusters) to be held at Herstmonceux Castle in August 1962.
Dates: 1962
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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Letter from O.J. Eggen, 1963-01-01

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/291
Scope and Contents A letter from O.J. Eggen to Sir Richard Woolley regarding the arrangements for obtaining telescope time for Woolley at the Mount Wilson and Palomar Observatories.
Dates: 1963-01-01
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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Letter from O.J. Eggen, 1963

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/318
Scope and Contents A letter from O.J. Eggen to Sir Richard Woolley regarding a Palomar Observatory plate of ADS 12126 and concerning various other matters.
Dates: 1963
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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Letter from O.J. Eggen, 1968

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/405
Scope and Contents A letter from O.J. Eggen, 1 November 1968, regarding the convening of a small committee to evaluate that data from site testing at Siding Spring. He encloses graphs on wind records, notes on Automatic Seeing Monitor calibration, and a comparison of methods of estimating astronomical seeing by A.R. Hogg, with graphs.
Dates: 1968
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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Letter from O.J. Eggen, 1968-12-03

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/408
Scope and Contents A letter from O.J. Eggen regarding the argument concerning the Automatic Seeing Monitor and Danjon seeing records, the basis of selection of wind records and the redesign of the building layout.
Dates: 1968-12-03
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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