4 edition of Reports of astronomical observatories for 1880 found in the catalog.
Reports of astronomical observatories for 1880
Compiled by E.S. Holden and G.H. Boehmer.
|Series||[Smithsonian Institution publication] ;, 438, Publication (Smithsonian Institution) ;, 438.|
|Contributions||Holden, Edward Singleton, 1846-1914., Boehmer, George H. 1842-1895.|
|LC Classifications||QB81 .W68|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||126 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||126|
|LC Control Number||07021605|
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The Department of Astronomy and the Observatory Records document the origins of the modern astronomy department and the construction of the early observatories at Columbia University. The correspondence and writings of faculty members illustrate the growth of the department in its formative years and highlight contemporary scholarly interests.
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In David Gill, director of the Royal Observatory, Cape of Good Hope, requested the government of Natal to establish an astronomical observatory at Durban, in anticipation of the transit of Venus on 4 December that year.
Mr Robert T. Pett, third assistant at the Royal Observatory, visited Durban in June that year to expedite matters. A site for the observatory was chosen in the southwest Location: Durban, South Africa.
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Sunspot observations are available in fairly good numbers sinceafter the invention of the telescope. This review is concerned with those sunspot observations of which longer records and drawings in particular are available.
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