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Astronomy

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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 169 Collections and/or Records:

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18th century Korean astronomical screen held at the Whipple Science Museum, Cambridge, 1960 - 1983-06-01

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Reference Code: GBR/1928/NRI/SCC2/76
Scope and Contents

The screen was purchased by the Museum from Chang Chung-Ti of Beverly Hills, California in 1966. Joseph Needham and Lu Gwei-Djen then published a paper on the screen. The paper was subsequently revised and included as a chapter of 'Hall of Heavenly Records: Korean Astronomical Instruments and Clocks, 1380-1780', (Cambridge University Press, 1986).

Dates: 1960 - 1983-06-01
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1926 eclipse, Sumatra, 1893 - 1932

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 169/3
Scope and Contents Files relating to the British Expedition to observe the Total Solar Eclipse of 14 Jan. at Benkoelen, Sumatra. The British Expedition party included Col. Frederick John M. Stratton, C. Davidson and Mr Barton. The eclipse was of particular astronomical interest because of its relatively long duration, 3-4 minutes, and because the sun was almost at its maximum sunspot period. In addition to the British party, three American parties were sent from Swarthmore College, the United States Naval...
Dates: 1893 - 1932
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Adams: Notebooks and papers of Edgar Tarry Adams

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Reference Code: GBR/0269/DCPP/ADA
Dates: 1901-1925 mainly
Found in: Downing College
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Anglo-Australian Telescope papers, 1947-1983 (predominantly late 1960s - mid 1970s)

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 47
Dates: 1947-1983 (predominantly late 1960s - mid 1970s)
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Astronomiae, c 1665-c 1727

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4005.8: 43-44
Scope and Contents

MS copy of an astronomical treatise, containing a drawing and description of a quadrant or sextant for measuring angles by reflexion.

Dates: c 1665-c 1727
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Astronomy, c 1650-cc 1800

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9597/6
Dates: c 1650-cc 1800
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Astronomy, c 1695-c 1720

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.3969
Scope and Contents

Astronomical notes, communications, observations and tables received from Flamsteed, Halley, de Louville, Pound and others, in various hands, including some notes in Newton's hand.

Dates: c 1695-c 1720
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Astronomy 1, 1942 - 1992

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Reference Code: GBR/1928/NRI/SCC2/67
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Fonds:

This series contains files on each topic set out in Joseph Needham's grand plan for 'Science and Civilisation in China'.

Dates: 1942 - 1992
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Astronomy 2, 1944-04-11 - 1990-04-16

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Reference Code: GBR/1928/NRI/SCC2/68
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Fonds:

This series contains files on each topic set out in Joseph Needham's grand plan for 'Science and Civilisation in China'.

Dates: 1944-04-11 - 1990-04-16
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Astronomy 3, 1913 - 1990-07-20

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Reference Code: GBR/1928/NRI/SCC2/69
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Fonds:

This series contains files on each topic set out in Joseph Needham's grand plan for 'Science and Civilisation in China'.

Dates: 1913 - 1990-07-20
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Astronomy 4: Special subjects, 1941-12 - 1992-08-19

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Reference Code: GBR/1928/NRI/SCC2/70
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Fonds:

This series contains files on each topic set out in Joseph Needham's grand plan for 'Science and Civilisation in China'.

Dates: 1941-12 - 1992-08-19
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Astronomy 5: Instruments, 1943-04-22 - 1987-07-30

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Reference Code: GBR/1928/NRI/SCC2/71
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Fonds:

This series contains files on each topic set out in Joseph Needham's grand plan for 'Science and Civilisation in China'.

Dates: 1943-04-22 - 1987-07-30
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Astronomy 6: Instruments, 1940 - 1989

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Reference Code: GBR/1928/NRI/SCC2/72
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Fonds:

This series contains files on each topic set out in Joseph Needham's grand plan for 'Science and Civilisation in China'.

Dates: 1940 - 1989
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Astronomy 7, 1946 - 1988-09-09

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Reference Code: GBR/1928/NRI/SCC2/73
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Fonds:

This series contains files on each topic set out in Joseph Needham's grand plan for 'Science and Civilisation in China'.

Dates: 1946 - 1988-09-09
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Audio-Visual Records, 1947 - 2014

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 86
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Boris Liapounov: Memoir of Aleksandr Liapounov

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6656
Dates: 1930
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Carlsberg Automatic Meridian Circle (CAMC), La Palma: publications, 1984 - 2005

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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
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Carlsberg Automatic Meridian Circle, La Palma: meteorological data, 1984 - 1996

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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
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Carlsberg Meridian Catalogues, La Palma: observations of stars and planets, 1985 - 2005

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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