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Kottamia Observatory: papers of M. Dermody, 1965 - 1976

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 91/4

Scope and Contents

Papers belonging to M. Dermody while working at Kottamia Observatory, Egypt. Includes: a report on difficulties with the 74" Telescope in Kottamia (August 1965); reports and agreement concerning negotiations with Egypt for UK astronomers to use the 74 inch telescope at Kottamia for 100 nights per year (1976); a working diary detailing Dermody's activities at Kottamia from 16 March to 12 April 1966 including notes on a visit to Helwan Observatory; and a pamphlet in French titled, 'Les recherches scientifiques en Egypte' (July 1973).


  • Creation: 1965 - 1976


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Related Materials

See also RGO 135/2: Helwan Observatory and Kottamia Observatory, Egypt: Papers.

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