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Papers on Royal Astronomical Society, 1835 - 1848

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/230

Scope and Contents

Miscellaneous papers relating to the Royal Astronomical Society, including notices of meetings; agenda for the Council meetings; balloting lists for officers; correspondence regarding the lecture on O. Struve's 'Etudes' and the Pulkova Observatory; the results derived from Cambridge observations of occultations, 1830-1835; correction to lunar elements from Greenwich observations, 1750-1830; a lecture upon Lord Rosse's and W. Lassell's telescopes; U.J.J. Le Verrier's paper on periodical comets; F.W.A. Argelander's paper on Flamsteed; communication of letters through Airy by E.J. Dent, A. Gautier, H.C. Schumacher, T. Maclear, G.P. Bond, P.A. Hansen, R. Hassey, Lieut. J.M. Gillis and others; report by Airy on papers by Mr Kayser, Mr Rothman, E.J. Dent, Mr Epp, A. Gautier, Mr Wollesley, Col. G. Everest, Mr Drach, T. Galloway, P.H.L. von Boguslowski, J. Nasmyth, J. Challis, Capt Shortrede and others; the transmission of memoirs; and general correspondence from R. Sheepshanks, C.P. Smyth, A. de Morgan and others regarding the Royal Astronomical Society.


  • Creation: 1835 - 1848


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