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Astronomical Phenomena, 1950-1955, 1957-2010

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 182

Scope and Contents

RGO 182 contains an almost complete run of the publication 'Astronomical Phenomena' from 1951-2013 (missing 1955).


  • Creation: 1950-1955, 1957-2010


Conditions Governing Access

From the Management Group:

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Biographical / Historical

The publication 'Astronomical Phenomena' contains preprints of selected phenomena data from the 'Astronomical Almanac'. The editions began with 'Astronomical Phenomena for the year 1951', which was produced by the Nautical Almanac Office, United States Naval Observatory. The U.S.N.O. was responsible for the series up to the 1980 edition, after which it was produced jointly with H.M. Nautical Almanac Office.


62 volume(s) : paper

Language of Materials


Immediate Source of Acquisition

The volumes were received from H.M. Nautical Almanac Office and the Royal Greenwich Observatory. Some of the editions were transferred from RGO 33 on 10 January 2007. Details of specific accessions are included in the catalogue where they are known.


This description was created by Robert Steiner, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives, and was emended in 2009 and 2010 by Zoe A. Rees and in 2016 by Dr Emma Saunders


Nautical Almanac Office; United States Naval Observatory

Finding aid date

2007-05-30 15:01:11+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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