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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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Letter from O.J. Eggen, 1967-06-20

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/303
Scope and Contents

A letter from O.J. Eggen, Mount Stromlo Observatory, regarding site testing considerations at Siding Spring, which he states should be an item on the agenda of the first Joint Policy Committee meeting.

Dates: 1967-06-20
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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Letter from Olin Eggen, 1968

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/456
Scope and Contents

A letter from Olin Eggen to Sir Richard Woolley regarding the renovation of the 26-inch telescope at the Mount Stromlo Observatory and observational work to be carried out after this has been completed.

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 Olin Wilson, 1958-11-11

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/208
Scope and Contents

A letter from Olin Wilson to O.J. Eggen regarding observations of visual binaries, mentioning a compilation by Franz, 'Mitt Univ. Sternw. Wien Band 8, 1956'.

Dates: 1958-11-11
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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Letter from W.L. Francis, 1967

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/297
Scope and Contents

A copy of a letter from W.L. Francis, Science Research Council, to Hermann Bondi, 20 January 1967, regarding the visit of O.J. Eggen and K.N. Jones, Canberra, to begin talks on the Southern Hemisphere Telescope, with an accompanying compliments slip containing Redman's handwritten notes.

Dates: 1967
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 to A.D. Thackeray, 1959-10-19

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/237
Scope and Contents

A letter from O.J. Eggen to A.D. Thackeray regarding the list of stars sent to T.J. Deeming and arrangements for a visit to the Cape.

Dates: 1959-10-19
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 to Charles Fehrenbach, 1957-04-03

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/330
Scope and Contents

A letter from Sir Richard Woolley to Professor Charles Fehrenbach regarding arrangements for the visit of Woolley and O.J. Eggen to France.

Dates: 1957-04-03
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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Letter to Dr S.C.B. Gascoigne, 1963-11-22

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/388
Scope and Contents

A letter from Sir Richard Woolley to Dr S.C.B. Gascoigne of the Mount Stromlo Observatory regarding Eggen's sequence of values in Omega Centauri.

Dates: 1963-11-22
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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Letter to J.V. Hindman, 1968-02-14

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/397
Scope and Contents

A handwritten copy of a letter from Redman to J.V. Hindman regarding Redman's meeting with Vic Williamson about the adjustment of anemometers; seeing monitors; O.J. Eggen's request for microthermal measurements at 60 feet; and dust collectors.

Dates: 1968-02-14
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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Letter to O.J. Eggen, 1960-02-19

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/251
Scope and Contents

A letter from Sir Richard Woolley to O.J. Eggen regarding the failure to reconcile the Cape established sequences when measured on J.B. Alexander's 74-inch plates A3724, A3730, A3731 and A3739.

Dates: 1960-02-19
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 to O.J. Eggen, 1960-03-04

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/255
Scope and Contents

A letter from Sir Richard Woolley to O.J. Eggen regarding a discovery that the Large Magellanic Cloud is a good example of a two-population object.

Dates: 1960-03-04
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 to O.J. Eggen, 1962-02-26

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/275
Scope and Contents

A letter from Sir Richard Woolley to O.J. Eggen regarding measurements of the deep plates on NGC 6397, and the proper motion studies of Omega Centauri.

Dates: 1962-02-26
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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Letter to O.J. Eggen, 1962-05-29

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/281
Scope and Contents

A letter from Sir Richard Woolley to O.J. Eggen regarding the computation of the orbit of Omega Centauri in Schmidt's potential field.

Dates: 1962-05-29
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 to O.J. Eggen, 1962-10-22

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/285
Scope and Contents

A letter from Sir Richard Woolley to O.J. Eggen regarding population studies in the Magellanic Cloud.

Dates: 1962-10-22
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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Letter to O.J. Eggen, 1962-12-05

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/289
Scope and Contents

A letter from Sir Richard Woolley to O.J. Eggen regarding work in progress on the field of NGC 6522.

Dates: 1962-12-05
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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Letter to O.J. Eggen, 1962-12-19

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/290
Scope and Contents

A letter from Sir Richard Woolley to O.J. Eggen regarding Woolley's proposed observing programme for his visit to the Mount Wilson and Palomar Observatories.

Dates: 1962-12-19
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 to O.J. Eggen, 1963-01-28

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/292
Scope and Contents

A letter from Sir Richard Woolley to O.J. Eggen regarding the distance to the centre of the galaxy of NGC 6522 and arrangements for Woolley and Eggen's joint visit to Australia.

Dates: 1963-01-28
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 to O.J. Eggen, 1963-09-17

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/308
Scope and Contents

A letter from Sir Richard Woolley to O.J. Eggen listing RR Lyrae stars in Northern Constellations that have proper motions but no photoelectric magnitudes.

Dates: 1963-09-17
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 to O.J. Eggen, 1967-05-01

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/389
Scope and Contents

A copy of a letter from Redman to O.J. Eggen, Mount Stromlo Observatory, regarding the urgency of investigating the local wind structure over and around Siding Spring Mountain, because it was necessary to consider the mechanical effect of wind on dome and telescope and the effect of wind on seeing. Redman suggests using masts fitted with fast resistance anemometers for tests.

Dates: 1967-05-01
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 to Olin Eggen, 1968-04-11

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/450
Scope and Contents

A letter from Sir Richard Woolley to Olin Eggen at the Mount Stromlo Observatory regarding a group of stars below the main sequence according to their trigonometrical parallaxes.

Dates: 1968-04-11
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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Letter to Olin Eggen, 1968-04-24

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/452
Scope and Contents

A letter from Sir Richard Woolley to Olin Eggen regarding unpublished observations of Gliese stars.

Dates: 1968-04-24
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 to T.J. Deeming, 1959-11-25

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/239
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A letter from O.J. Eggen to T.J. Deeming at the Radcliffe Observatory, Pretoria, regarding arrangements for working on the 74-inch telescope.

Dates: 1959-11-25
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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Letters on an Australian visit, 1967-11-10

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/391
Scope and Contents

Copies of letters from Redman to O.J. Eggen, J.V. Hindman and Vic Williamson summarising the decisions made during his visit to Siding Spring Observatory with regard to recording at various sites and the reduction of microthermal records.

Dates: 1967-11-10
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, 1817 - 1935

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 16/1
Scope and Contents Miscellaneous correspondence and related papers:A volume of cuttings from 'The Times' referring to the dismissal of W.S.B. Woolhouse, Chief Assistant, and related matters, 1835-1838.A volume containing computations of lunar distance from the Sun and other stars, 1817-1818. The book was probably given to the Nautical Almanac Office by O.J. Eggen. There is no indication of its author.Correspondence with Edward Roberts, retired assistant, 1909-1920, regarding his...
Dates: 1817 - 1935
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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