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'Egypt 74" visit DP 3/4 1965' [File 6970/5], 1963 - 1965

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 135/2/1

Scope and Contents

File concerning an RGO visit to Egypt to inspect instruments. Comprises: John Pope and D.R. Palmer's, 'Report on instruments at the Helwan Observatory inspected at the request of the Director, April 1965' (manuscript and typed drafts); D. Jones and D. Palmer report, 'Faster Spectrographic Equipment for 74 inch Egypt'; 'Present difficulties with the 74 inch telescope at Kottamia, Egypt', 23 August 1965; notes on instruments in Egyptian observatories; and reprint titled, 'Astronomical Photo-electric Observations at Helwan' by A.H. Samaha and A.S. Asaad (Helwan Observatory Bulletin No.60, Cairo University Press, 1963).


  • Creation: 1963 - 1965


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