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Correspondence of R.H. Stoy, 1954

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/83

Scope and Contents

A copy of a letter from R.H. Stoy, Royal Observatory, Cape Province, South Africa, to A. Danjon, Paris Observatory, 23 October 1954, regarding the selection of a site for the proposed European Observatory, suggesting the enlisting of support from C. Jackson and S.P. Jackson, and recommending that a seeing survey be carried out. There are also copies of Stoy's correspondence with C. and S.P. Jackson, 20 September - 12 October 1954, who express views on sites and conditions.


  • Creation: 1954


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6 page(s)

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Finding aid date

2007-03-15 14:23:49+00:00

Includes index.

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