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Astronomy

 Subject
Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 169 Collections and/or Records:

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Joseph Needham's contribution to a festschrift for F. J. M. Stratton of Cambridge Observatories, 1951 - 1956-03-09

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Reference Code: GBR/1928/NRI/SCC2/74
Scope and Contents

The festschrift is 'Vistas in Astronomy' edited by Arthur Beer of Cambridge Observatories.

Dates: 1951 - 1956-03-09
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Journal 1, 1897 - 1906

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 75/1
Scope and Contents

This journal is fully indexed. It contains Franklin-Adam’s work and memoranda from June 1897 to 23 June 1906. Readings and observational data form the main content. It also includes detailed accounts of adjustments and corrections to the Equatorial Telescope, Transit Circle, Azimuth, Cape Town Instruments, chronometers and clocks. A preface describes his observatory and instruments.

Dates: 1897 - 1906
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Journal 2, 1905 - 1909

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 75/2
Scope and Contents No index is included in this volume. The journal contains tables of plates in groups dated 1855-1875 (20 years), 1955-1900 (45 years), and 1855-1925 (70 years), catalogues of spare and duplicate plates, remarks and comparisons, verification of Kapleyn’s results, a meteorological record from Jan. 1905 to July 1908, and memoranda. It also includes mention of Franklin-Adams’ machines for counting stars and drawing precision lines, from lists of books published and cut out and entered into this...
Dates: 1905 - 1909
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Lady Margaret Clive's letters, 1762 - 1917

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 218/9
Scope and Contents

This series comprises four folders of letters sent by Lady Clive to her brother Nevil Maskelyne, her niece Margaret Maskelyne, and to other family members. The letters span 55 years, from 1762 until Lady Clive's death on 28 Dec. 1817. Many mention astronomy, including sightings of the great comet of 1811.
The series also includes a set of copies of family letters (including some written by Nevil Maskelyne), and notes by Theresa Story-Maskelyne on the letters of Lady Clive.

Dates: 1762 - 1917
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Letter from John Flamsteed to the Bishop of Worcester, William Lloyd, 1703-11-27

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 1/77
Scope and Contents From the Series: The collection comprises observations, calculations, catalogues, tables and notes of the day-to-day running of the Observatory; observations made prior to Flamsteed's appointment as Astronomer Royal; private and official correspondence; and miscellaneous lectures, memoirs, treatises and other manuscripts on various subjects by Flamsteed and other authors. The papers are principally in Flamsteed's hand, but also feature those of Joseph Crosthwait, James Hodgson and Abraham Sharp, among...
Dates: 1703-11-27
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Long: the papers of Roger Long

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Reference Code: GBR/1058/LON
Dates: 1698-1951 and undated
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Nathy O'Hora Papers, 1913 - 1927, bulk: 1946 - 2014

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 219
Dates: 1913 - 1927; Majority of material found within 1946 - 2014
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