The Royal Observatory Greenwich: A Glance at Its History and Work by ThE. Walter Maunder

The Royal Observatory Greenwich: A Glance at Its History and Work

byThE. Walter Maunder

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The Royal Observatory Greenwich
A Glance at Its History and Work

This edition features
 • illustrations
 • a linked Table of Contents, Footnotes, and Index
 
CONTENTS
I.    Introduction    
II.    Flamsteed    
III.    Halley and his Successors    
IV.    Airy    
V.    The Observatory Buildings    
[8]VI.    The Time Department    
VII.    The Transit and Circle Departments    
VIII.    The Altazimuth Department    
IX.    The Magnetic and Meteorological Departments    
X.    The Heliographic Department    
XI.    The Spectroscopic Department    
XII.    The Astrographic Department    
XIII.    The Double-Star Department    
Index

About the Author
"Edward Walter Maunder (12 April 1851 – 21 March 1928) was an English astronomer best remembered for his study of sunspots and the solar magnetic cycle that led to his identification of the period from 1645 to 1715 that is now known as the Maunder Minimum." --Wikipedia

 

Title:The Royal Observatory Greenwich: A Glance at Its History and WorkFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:November 15, 2013Publisher:VolumesOfValueLanguage:English

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