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La Palma

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

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Bicentenary of the Armagh Observatory stamps: first day cover and special issue stamped envelope, 1990-10-16

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 97/9-10
Scope and Contents First day cover of four stamps commemorating the bicentenary of the Armagh Planetarium, postmarked Armagh. The stamps were designed by Jeff Fisher and show: ‘Armagh Observatory, Jodrell Bank Radio Telescope and La Palma Telescope’ (22p), ‘Newton's Moon and Tides Diagram with Early Telescopes’ (26p), ‘Greenwich Old Observatory and Early Astronomical Equipment’ (31p), and ‘Stonehenge, Gyroscope and Navigating by Stars’ (37p). Also, printed envelope with the four stamps affixed, issued...
Dates: 1990-10-16
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 mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Series

Carlsberg Automatic Meridian Circle (CAMC), La Palma: publications, 1984 - 2005

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 189
Scope and Contents

This series comprises publications of meteorological data and of catalogues of observations of the stars and planets obtained with the Carlsberg Automatic Meridian Circle (CAMC). The publications were produced by the Real Instituto y Observatorio de la Armada en San Fernando, Copenhagen University Observatory and Institute of Astronomy, Cambridge, and latterly, solely by ROA.

Dates: 1984 - 2005
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 mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Carlsberg Automatic Meridian Circle, La Palma: meteorological data, 1984 - 1996

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 189/1
Scope and Contents

A series of booklets containing measurements of the meteorological conditions, astronomical seeing and atmospheric extinction made at the site of the Carlsberg Automatic Meridian Circle (CAMC) in the Observatorio del Roque de los Muchachos, La Palma, Islas Canarias.

Dates: 1984 - 1996
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 mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Carlsberg Meridian Catalogues, La Palma: observations of stars and planets, 1985 - 2005

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 189/2
Scope and Contents

A set of catalogues of observations of positions of stars and planets, obtained with the Carlsberg Automatic Meridian Circle on La Palma.

Dates: 1985 - 2005
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 mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Journal of voyage to Java Head, 1768 - 1769

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 4/157
Scope and Contents 'Abstract of a Jurnal from England towards Java Head and from Java Head to England in the ship "Duke of Gloucester" by Capt John Laudor - In the Hon'ble East India Company Service. In the years 1768 and 1769.'This summarised account of a voyage of the East Indiaman 'Duke of Gloucester', travelling from England to Java Head, was compiled by Robert Bishop, based on the journal of Captain John Laudor. Entries are daily and run from 2 February until 29 June 1768, when the ship...
Dates: 1768 - 1769
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 mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Memo on different sites, 1973

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/967
Scope and Contents

A copy of a memorandum prepared by Bennet McInnes for the Northern Hemisphere Observatory Planning Committee on 'A Tentative Comparison of Mauna Kea (Hawaii), Encumeada Alta (Madeira) and Fuente Nueva (La Palma)', dated 16 October 1973.

Dates: 1973
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 mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Memo on Mauna Kea and Fuente Nueva, 1973

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/956
Scope and Contents

A copy of a memorandum by Bennet McInnes, Royal Observatory, Edinburgh, 21 May 1973, entitled 'A Tentative Comparison of Mauna Kea with Fuente Nueva', relating to the progress of the site testing project for the Northern Hemisphere Observatory.

Dates: 1973
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 mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).

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