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Astronomy

 Subject
Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 169 Collections and/or Records:

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Papers relating to Joseph Needham's contribution to 'Cosmic Perspectives' edited by Prof. C. V. Vishveshwara et. al., 1974 - 1987

 Series
Reference Code: GBR/1928/NRI/SCC2/78
Scope and Contents

Joseph Needham allowed his paper 'Astronomy in ancient and medieval China' ('Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society', 1974) to be reproduced in the book.

Dates: 1974 - 1987
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Phaenomena, c 1665-c 1727

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4005.9: 45-50
Scope and Contents

Descriptions of 15 astronomical phenomena.

Dates: c 1665-c 1727
 Fonds

Philip Homer Page: Clock and Indicator papers

 Fonds
Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.5747
Dates: 1907-1913
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Photographic Zenith Tube: Records, c.1940s-1980s

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 103
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Presentation at the London Planetarium for a delegation from Academia Sinica, Peking, China, 19 October 1961, 1960 - 1979-02-06

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Reference Code: GBR/1928/NRI/SCC2/75
Scope and Contents

The presentation was a joint lecture between Joseph Needham and Leonard Clarke, Senior Narrator of The London Planetarium.

Dates: 1960 - 1979-02-06
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Press cuttings, circa 1960s-1970s, 1960 - 1972

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 190/4
Scope and Contents

Includes cuttings on the discovery of quasars and pulsars, the launch of Apollo 16 (1972), the possibility of a future Mars landing and of life on Mars, and the health impact for astronauts landing on the Moon.

Dates: 1960 - 1972
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Records of Cambridge University Astronomical Society, 2008 - 2011

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Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/SOC.111
Scope and Contents

Comprise: agenda for committee meeting on Oct. 2010; minutes of committee meetings, Apr. 2008 and May 2011; Chairman's annual report, Apr. 2011; print-out of Chairman's e-mail communications to the membership, 2010-11; calendars of society events, 2009-10, 2010-11; almanac, 2009-10; observing guide, 2009; posters advertising talks, 2009-11; dinner menu, Mar. 2011; design for society T-shirt and sweatshirt, n.d.

Dates: 2008 - 2011
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Revd. Arthur Ashley Sykes, letters and tables on eclipses from Gabriel Morris

 Fonds
Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.10237
Dates: Sep. 1732-Oct. 1732
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RGO Danjon Astrolabe papers, 1958 - 1979

 Series
Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 87
 Management Group

Royal Greenwich Observatory Archives

 Management Group
Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO
Dates: 1675 - 2019