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The Astronomical Almanac, 1980 - 2008

 Series
Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 52

Scope and Contents

RGO 52 contains an unbroken series of editions of the 'The Astronomical Almanac' published jointly by the U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, and Her Majesty's Stationery Office/The Stationery Office, London.

Dates

  • 1980 - 2008

Conditions Governing Access

Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).

Biographical / Historical

'The Astronomical Almanac' series began in 1981 with the unification of 'The American Ephemeris and Nautical Almanac' and 'The Astronomical Ephemeris'. The introduction of the new series was accompanied by major revision of the scope and arrangement of the contents and the sharing of computations and the composition of tables and text.

Extent

31 volume(s) : paper

Language of Materials

English

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Editions of the series have been added to the R.G.O. Archives at regular intervals. Details of later accessions can be found in an envelope accompanying the collection and in the relevant entries in this catalogue.

Accruals

Newly published volumes in the series will be added periodically.

General

This description was created by Robert Steiner, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives, and was emended in 2009 and 2010 by Zoe A. Rees.

Originator(s)

Nautical Almanac Office; United States Naval Observatory

Finding aid date

2007-05-10 11:22:05+00:00

Includes index.

Creator

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

Contact:
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The UK Archival Thesaurus has been integrated with our catalogue, thanks to Kings College London and the AIM25 project for their support with this.