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Correspondence on stars and other subjects, 1968-10-04

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/463

Scope and Contents

Correspondence between Sir Richard Woolley; Wilhelm Gliese; O.C. Wilson; Jeno M. Barnothy; G.M. Clemence, the Director of the Yale University Observatory; and J.S. Hey of the Royal Radar Establishment regarding the position of a 13.8 magnitude stellar object thought to be a radio source; large discrepancies between Yale and Cape parallaxes of Southern Stars; Ca. reversals in nearby stars; Maarten Schmidt's theories on quasars; H and K reversals as an indication of stellar age; arrangements for a visit to Gliese in Heidelberg by Mrs Penston, Miss Epps and Miss Pocock; and photometric parallaxes of M dwarfs.

Dates

  • 1968-10-04

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Extent

13 page(s)

Language of Materials

English

Former / Other Reference

50.03

Finding aid date

2006-06-30 08:48:12+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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