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Correspondence on a kinetheodolite, 1964 - 1966

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/897

Scope and Contents

Correspondence regarding the use of a kinetheodolite at the Royal Greenwich Observatory, including the following items:

Letters from Sir Richard Woolley to R.C. Vanderburgh of the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, 1964, giving him details of observations made during February 1964.

Report from R. Atkinson to D.C. Martin of the Royal Society on the first six months of kinetheodolite observations, 1964.

Correspondence between R.H. Stoy and Sir Richard Woolley concerning the transfer of the Askania Kinetheodolite to the Cape Observatory, 1966.


  • Creation: 1964 - 1966


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1 bundle(s) (1 bundle)

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference


Finding aid date

2006-06-30 14:35:42+00:00

Includes index.

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