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Includes information regarding salaries of members and imprest monies, financial reports and correspondence with the Admiralty.
Observations from Captain Cook's last voyage.
A book concerning nautical astronomy, including finding longitude at sea by means of the Moon's distance from the fixed stars, illustrated by examples from 1774. The items include the astronomical observations of Willem Barents, 1596-1597; a comparative table of thermometer scales; and a list of flora.
Captain Cook's journal of his voyage to the South Seas, including observations of variation of the compass and observations for chronometer rates.
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.
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.
A set of catalogues of observations of positions of stars and planets, obtained with the Carlsberg Automatic Meridian Circle on La Palma.
Three bound volumes of printed forms (Royal Observatory, Greenwich Form 93) containing handwritten computations of star corrections applicable to Mean R.A. and N.P.D., by Stone's tables.
Each form provides the following information: day and hour, star's name, R.A./Dec., data for proper motion, sum and number calculations, correction for P.M., and star corrections (mean place and appt. place for day), ending with the initials of the computer and/or examiner.
Correspondence on observations.
Correspondence regarding various astronomical and nautical tables.
Correspondence regarding methods for establishing latitude.
Correspondence regarding miscellaneous schemes and inventions.