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Press cuttings from 1986, 1986

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 190/8

Scope and Contents

Includes cuttings on Halley’s Comet, time, the fate of the RGO at Herstmonceux, new information on Uranus from Voyager 2, SERC open days, job advertisements, SERC appointments, ‘Bayer’s lost star’, the US military and NASA, public communication of science, black holes, the move of the Royal Observatory to Cambridge, a memorial to Edmond Halley, the James Clerk Maxwell Telescope (JCMT) in Hawaii and an obituary for Sir Richard Wooley, etc. Some items are photocopies. Also includes a photocopied article on ‘Dawes, Lassell and Saturn’s dusky ring’ by R.A. Marriott.


  • Creation: 1986


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From the Management Group:

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1 folder(s) (1 folder) : Paper

Language of Materials


Finding aid date

2016-08-16 14:59:10+00:00

Repository Details

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