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Elsässer, Hans Friedrich, 1929 - 2003 (astronomer)

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Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

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Correspondence on site testing, 1969-06-13 - 1969-07-08

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/115
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Letters from D.J. Finch, Science Research Council, and H.A. Brück, Royal Observatory, Edinburgh, enclosing copies of translated letters from Hans Elsässer, Max Planck Institute, and G. Righini, Florence Observatory, regarding site testing in Greece, Italy and Spain by German and Italian astronomers.

Dates: 1969-06-13 - 1969-07-08
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Letter from H.H. Atkinson, 1972

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/237
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A copy of a letter from H.H. Atkinson to D.W.N. Stibbs, 1 November 1972, enclosing Hans Elsässer's graph of the total area of optical telescopes as a function of time for different countries.

Dates: 1972
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Letters from Wynne and Elsässer, 1974

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/264
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Copies of letters from C.G. Wynne, 29 January 1974, and Dr Hans Elsässer, Max Planck Institute, undated, to J.D. Pope concerning the spectroscopy of various telescope systems.

Dates: 1974
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Paper on Italian and German plans, 1969

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/940
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A copy of a paper by M.J. Smyth entitled 'Discussion on Italian and German plans for national observatories', 22 November 1969, in which he describes visits he has made to Professor Cimino in Italy and to Hans Elsässer in Germany.

Dates: 1969
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Reports on European sites, 1969

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/939
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Two reports on sites tested in Europe:

1. 'Preliminary Report on the Climatic Conditions of Eastern Sicily' by M.G. Fracastoro, in Italian, with an English translation.

2. 'Astronomical Station in Southern Europe' by Hans Elsässer, Professor of Astronomy, Heidelberg University, in German, with an English translation. There is also a related letter from Elsässer to Professor Brück, Edinburgh, 8 July 1969.



Dates: 1969

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