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Communications to the Royal Astronomical Society, 1905 - 1935

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 8/136

Scope and Contents

Communications of the Astronomer Royal to the Royal Astronomical Society:

Correspondence relating to the Astronomer Royal and lists of photographs presented by the him to the R.A.S., 1905-1929, regarding negatives and photographs of the Sun, sunspots, solar eclipses, comets (1907 and 1908), planets (Jupiter and Saturn), satellites, nebulae (Andromeda and H.V.14 Cygni) and a copy of a portrait of Dr Glaisher.

Correspondence and papers, 1916-1935, including reports on the work of the Royal Observatory, presented by the Astronomer Royal to the R.A.S.; summaries of work done by various astronomers; copies of the Annual Report of the Royal Observatory for 1917, 1925-1926 and 1928-1935; occultations of stars observed at the Observatory in 1916; and summaries of the work of Professor Russell and George Lecointe.


  • Creation: 1905 - 1935


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1 bundle(s) (1 bundle)

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference


Finding aid date

2006-04-24 15:01:46+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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