Correspondence on stars and other subjects, 1968-10-04
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.
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Language of Materials
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Finding aid date
- From the Series: Woolley, Richard van der Reit, Sir, 1906 - 1986 (Knight, astronomer) (Person)