Kew Observatory sunspot observations, 1858 - 1897
Scope and Contents
RGO 57 contains drawings of sunspots showing their development, size and grouping, with tables recording the number of sunspots for each year.
- 1858 - 1897
- Royal Observatory, Kew (Organization)
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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
For an administrative history of Kew Observatory see RGO 66.
14 volume(s) : paper
Language of Materials
Other Finding Aids
A handlist is available in the Manuscripts Reading Room.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The volumes were transferred to the RGO Archives by the Meteorological Office at Bracknell circa 1985.
This description was created by Robert Steiner, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives. It was emended in December 2008 by Zoe A. Rees and in November 2016 by Dr Emma Saunders.
Royal Observatory, Kew
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