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The Nautical Almanac from 1960, 1958 - 2009

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 180

Scope and Contents

RGO 180 contains an unbroken set of editions of the new series of the 'Nautical Almanac' that commenced with the 1960 edition.


  • Creation: 1958 - 2009


Conditions Governing Access

From the Management Group:

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 Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (

Biographical / Historical

The 'Nautical Almanac' is produced jointly by H.M. Nautical Almanac Office and the Nautical Almanac Office, United States Naval Observatory, and printed separately in the U.K. and U.S.A. Prior to the 1960 edition, the publication appeared under the title of the 'Abridged Nautical Almanac' (RGO 104). From 1960, the publication formerly entitled the 'Nautical Almanac' became the 'Astronomical Ephemeris' (RGO 29).


50 volume(s) : paper

5 file(s) (5 binders)

Language of Materials


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Editions of the series have been added to the R.G.O. Archives at regular intervals. Information about later accessions is kept with the relevant items, as well as being listed in this catalogue.


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


Nautical Almanac Office; United States Naval Observatory

Finding aid date

2007-05-28 11:53:08+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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