Found in 65 Collections and/or Records:
Progress reports by the Anglo-Australian Telescope Project Office for March 1969, July 1969, September 1969, December 1969, March 1970, September 1970, December 1970, March 1971, June 1971, September 1971, December 1971, March 1972, June 1972, September 1972, December 1972, March 1973 and June 1973. There are also A.A.T. Board reports of 1970-1971 and 1971-1972.
Archives of the University Observatory, its sister body the Solar Physics Observatory, and their successors, the combined Observatories and Institute of Theoretical Astronomy, 1818 - 1999
The archives comprise the records of internal governance, finance, building and equipment development and astronomical observation, together with several small assortments of personal papers of individuals associated with the University Observatory, its sister and successor bodies, such as G.B. Airy, H.F. Newall and R.O. Redman.
Miscellaneous correspondence regarding instruments, including letters concerning the Isaac Roberts Telescope and the moon camera.
Correspondence regarding the 26-inch and 28-inch telescopes, including correspondence with Sir Howard Grubb, Parsons and Co. Ltd concerning the telescope mountings, 1955, and letters from R. Atkinson to the Ministry of Works regarding gale damage to the 28-inch telescope dome, 1954.
A small set of correspondence regarding the astrographic telescope.
Correspondence regarding the Schmidt Telescope, including a drawing by Leroy M.E. Clausing depicting the 'Off Axis Schmidt Optical System' and correspondence between R. Atkinson and H. Spencer Jones regarding the proposed Schmidt camera.
Correspondence between H.M. Dockyard, Chatham, Kent, and the Royal Greenwich Observatory regarding the Equatorial Group, including the re-erection of the 26-inch and 28-inch telescopes.
An incomplete series of ING Technical Notes.
20 volumes of typed or photocopied texts bound with green covers, with 14 duplicate copies. The following abbreviations are used in the titles: ISIS: Intermediate Dispersion Spectroscopic Imaging System; LDSS: Low Dispersion Survey Spectrograph; WHT: William Herschel Telescope; INT: Isaac Newton Telescope; MPF: Multi Purpose Fotometer; ADAM: Astronomical Data Acquisition Monitor; and CCD: Charge-coupled device.
A letter from George Sudbury, Secretary of the Panel for the Allocation of Telescope Time, to Dr Hunter regarding applications for observing time on the Isaac Newton Telescope during the first quarter of 1976.
Mainly ex-RGO Library copies of RGO manuals. Many are photocopied manuals with original RGO library reference numbers on the cover. Includes some duplicates of manuals held elsewhere in the RGO archives. Arranged in chronological order.
Cuttings from various newspapers on various subjects, including new telescopes, comets, annual visitations and telegraphs in Australia.