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Discussion of star places, 1874 - 1878

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/198

Scope and Contents

Correspondence on the position and identity of stars, requests for star places, lists of stars and references to previous works on star positions. There are observations of clock stars, comparisons of stars, determination of the Greenwich latitude from observing circumpolar stars, two pictures representing zodiacal light, a paper on observing lists of stars, and a piece on double stars in 'English Mechanic' and 'World of Science'. The correspondents include A.V. Auwers, R. Copeland, Sir D. Gill, W.A. Rogers, T.H. Safford, J.R. Hind, R.A. Proctor, T.E.V. Oppolzer, C.P. Smyth, N.C. Flammarion and C. Abbe. (MISSING)


  • Creation: 1874 - 1878


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1 volume(s) (1 volume)

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference


Existence and Location of Copies

RGO 36/4/3 is a microfilm of the contents of this volume.

Finding aid date

2006-01-06 11:35:44+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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