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Fallows, Fearon, c1788 - 1831 (astronomer)

 Person

Found in 61 Collections and/or Records:

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Note from John Barrow to Dr Thomas Young, 1822-10-21

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/48: 112-112a
Scope and Contents

Concerning a letter from Fearon Fallows at the Cape Observatory.

Dates: 1822-10-21
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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Note from John Barrow to Dr Thomas Young, 1827-05-16

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/35: 457
Scope and Contents

Originally enclosing the extract of a letter from Fearon Fallows at [RGO 14/35: 458-459].

Dates: 1827-05-16
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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Note from John Barrow to Dr Thomas Young, 1827-06-05

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/35: 460
Scope and Contents

Originally enclosing the letter from Fearon Fallows at [RGO 14/35: 461-462].

Dates: 1827-06-05
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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Note from John Croker to Dr Thomas Young, 1822-06-26

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/48: 110
Scope and Contents

Concerning an application by Fearon Fallows to be supplied with instruments at the Cape Observatory.

Dates: 1822-06-26
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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Observations and computations, 1822 - 1830

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 15/32
Scope and Contents Original observations and computations made at the Cape of Good Hope:Transit observations on which the Preliminary Catalogue in the 'Philosophical Transactions' was founded, 27 March 1822 - 26 May 1823.Circle observations for the Preliminary Catalogue, 27 March 1822 - 26 May 1823.Transit observations, 11 April 1829 - 30 March 1831.Transit observations, 11 April 1829 - 17 February 1831.F. Fallows's and W. Johnson's notes relating to the adjustments of...
Dates: 1822 - 1830
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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Observations and tables, 1829 - 1831

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 15/33
Scope and Contents Copies of observations and various tables:J. Robertson's copy of transit observations made by F. Fallows, 2 April 1829 - 30 March 1831.J. Robertson's copy of circle observations made by F. Fallows, 2 April 1830 - 30 March 1831.Auxiliary tables containing day numbers for star reductions, 1829 and 1830.A table of constants in right ascension and declination of 622 fixed stars computed for the year 1830.Refractions for different stars.J....
Dates: 1829 - 1831
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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Observations of the summer solstice of 1823 at the temporary observatory, Cape Town, 1823

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/48: 137-142
Scope and Contents From the Item:

Twenty-six letters, chiefly sent by Fallows at Cape Town, reporting on the establishment of the Cape Observatory and on his activities there. The series also includes a catalogue of fixed stars, an auxiliary table, and two copies of observations for the summer solstice of 1823.

Dates: 1823
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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Observations of the summer solstice of 1823 at the temporary observatory, Cape Town, 1823

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/48: 143-148
Scope and Contents From the Item:

Twenty-six letters, chiefly sent by Fallows at Cape Town, reporting on the establishment of the Cape Observatory and on his activities there. The series also includes a catalogue of fixed stars, an auxiliary table, and two copies of observations for the summer solstice of 1823.

Dates: 1823
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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Paper on longitude, 1829

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

A paper entitled 'Longitudes by Moon and Star Transits and Longitude of Temporary Observatory Used by Fallows' .

Dates: 1829
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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Rev. Fearon Fallows M.A., 1831 - 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 96/6/1
Scope and Contents

Astronomer at the Cape of Good Hope 1820-1831; printed silhouette.

Dates: 1831 - 1950
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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Time corrections and trigonometrical tables

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 15/138
Scope and Contents

Fearon Fallows's printed table of 'Corrections of the Time Depending on the Telescope's Position', with a handwritten set of trigonometrical tables. The items are undated.

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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