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Miscellaneous correspondence, 1879 - 1882

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 15/125

Scope and Contents

Correspondence with astronomers and other individuals on miscellaneous topics, with a surname index. The subjects include oppositions of minor planets; Professor Auwers on the Transit of Venus; observations of stars for the determination of occultation results; publications; corrections to systematic errors in the Greenwich Catalogues; and instruments. There is also a letter to D. Gill from E.J. Stone on the latter's appointment to the Radcliffe Observatory (fo. 505), a copy of the last report of Stone as Cape Astronomer (fos 512-515), and further correspondence between Gill and Stone on general matters.


  • Creation: 1879 - 1882


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1 volume(s) (1 volume)

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference


Finding aid date

2006-08-07 11:32:57+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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