Rodgers, Alexander William, 1932 - 1997 (astronomer)
Found in 26 Collections and/or Records:
A telex and a letter from S.C.B. Gascoigne regarding travel arrangements for Redman's visit to Australia, and enclosing a note from A.W. Rodgers about the future work of the Astronomical Working Party, given that the A.A.T. Project Office proposes to disband it. There are also copies of letters from S.C.B. Gascoigne, M. Beard and B.E.J. Pagel to A.W. Rodgers agreeing that the work of the A.W.P. is complete.
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.
Correspondence between Sir Richard Woolley and Dr A.W. Rodgers regarding a plate of the spectrum of NGC 6522.
Correspondence between Sir Richard Woolley and Dr A.W. Rodgers regarding the colour of stars 1256, 6956 and 2379.
Correspondence between Sir Richard Woolley and Dr A.W. Rodgers regarding the motions of A stars perpendicular to the galactic plane.
A copy of a letter from Redman to A.W. Rodgers, 16 February 1973, containing suggested topics for the A.A.T. Astronomical Working Party meeting on 15-17 March 1973, with pencilled notes in the margin and separate handwritten notes about Computer Automated Measurements and Control. There is also a letter from A.W. Rodgers to Redman, 28 February 1973, enclosing the agenda for the meeting, with handwritten additions by Redman.
Correspondence with A.W. Rodgers regarding the Users Specification of the Computer Guidance and Control System, the date of the next meeting of the A.A.T. Working Party, H. Kobler's autoguider on the 74-inch telescope, and Redman's visit to Sir Howard Grubb, Parsons and Co. Ltd on 17 November. There are also copies of correspondence between Rodgers and V.C. Reddish concerning meetings of the Working Party.
Correspondence with A.W. Rodgers regarding the need for a scan mode as one of the control functions at the console of a telescope operated under computer control, image tubes to replace the transfer optics required by the Kobler-Waterworth system, and the tube for the Cassegrain television camera.
A letter from A.W. Rodgers, 29 May 1972, and Redman's reply of 6 June, regarding the agenda for the next A.A.T. Astronomers Working Party meeting in June. There is a handwritten note at the end of Rodgers's letter wishing Redman well in his retirement.
A letter from Dr A.W. Rodgers of the Mount Stromlo Observatory to Sir Richard Woolley regarding the motions of A stars perpendicular to the galactic plane.
A copy of a letter from A.W. Rodgers, Mount Stromlo and Siding Spring Observatories, to the Anglo-Australian Telescope Joint Policy Committee recommending that the quotation from Boller and Chivens for a fast Cassegrain spectrograph be accepted and that the specification for the image tube assembly and grating be delayed for one year.
A letter from A.W. Rodgers to William A. Goodsell recommending that the Newtonian/Nasmyth system for a television finder, as proposed by P. Gillingham, be accepted as a result of the investigations of the A.A.T. Astronomical Working Party.
A letter from A.W. Rodgers enclosing a copy of the agenda for the meeting of the A.A.T. Astronomical Working Party on 21 November 1973.
A copy of a letter from A.W. Rodgers to J. Wampler regarding his conversation with Chet Wheeler of Boller and Chivens about a Cassegrain Schmidt camera for the Anglo-Australian Telescope, and asking Wampler to obtain a quote so that the A.A.T. Board can consider it with the C G. Wynne camera proposal. He also requests Wampler's attendance at the next Astronomical Working Party meeting.
A copy of a letter from A.W. Rodgers, Chairman, Anglo-Australian Telescope Project, to J.H. Hosie, regarding the autoguider head and recommending that the Project Office continue the development of the image dissector head. There is also an annotated draft of the letter.
A copy of a letter from A.W. Rodgers to William A. Goodsell expressing concern at the delay in the acquisition of software manpower.
A copy of a letter from A.W. Rodgers, Anglo-Australian Telescope Project Office, to H. Kobler, Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation, regarding the television input specification and suggesting companies for his tender list.
A letter from Sir Richard Woolley to Dr A.W. Rodgers of the Mount Stromlo Observatory regarding the radial velocity of NGC 6522.
A letter from Sir Richard Woolley to Dr A.W. Rodgers regarding the Royal Greenwich Observatory data relevant to Rodgers's paper on the motions of A stars perpendicular to the galactic plane.
The agenda and minutes of a meeting of the Astronomical Working Party on 7 June 1971, with a copy of a letter from A.W. Rodgers to J.F. Hosie, 11 June 1971, regarding items discussed at the meeting.
The minutes of the meeting of the Astronomical Working Party held in Canberra on 18 October 1971, with a summary of its decisions prepared by A.W. Rodgers.
The agenda and minutes of a meeting of the Astronomical Working Party on 14 April 1971, with a copy of a letter from Redman to A.W. Rodgers, 2 April 1971, regarding the outcome of the meeting.