|Title:||Royal Institution Library of Science Astronomy, Vol 1|
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THE ROYAL INSTITUTION
1851 Total Solar Eclipse of 1851, July 28 β G. B. Airy i 1853 Results of Recent Calculations on the Eclipse of Thales and Eclipses Con'nected with itβ G. B. Airy 8 1858 Account of the Astronomical Experiment of 1856, on the Peak of TenerifFe β C. Piazzi Smyth . . . 16 1859 Colours of Shooting Stars and MeteorsβJohn Hall Gladstone ....... 21 1861 Mr. Warren De la Rue's Photographic Eclipse Results β M. Faraday ....... 28 1864 Physical Aspects of the Moon's Surfaceβ James Nasmyth ........ 32 1865 Latest Discoveries Concerning the Sun's Surface β Balfour Stewart ...... 39 Physical and Chemical Constitution of the Fixed Stars and Nebulae β ^William Huggins .... 42 1866 The Telescope: its Modern Form, and the Difficulties of its Construction β The Rev. Charles Pritchard 51 Shooting-stars of the Years 1865-6, and on the Probabi-lity of the Cosmical Theory of their Origin β ^A. S. Herschel ........ 55 1867 The Sun as a Variable Star β Balfour Stewart . . 61 Shooting-stars of the Years 1866-67, ^^^ ^^ the Probable Source of Certain Luminous Meteors in the Material Substance of the Zodiacal Light β ^A. S. Herschel ....... 68 1869 Some Further Results of Spectrum Analysis as Applied to the Heavenly Bodies β William Huggins . . 8i Recent Discoveries in Solar Physics Made by Means of the Spectroscope β J. Norman Lockyer . . . 87 1870 Star-grouping, Star-drift, and Star-mist β Richard A. Proctor ........ 103 1871 The Recent Solar Eclipse β J. Norman Lockyer 113 1872 The Eclipse Expedition, 1871 β J. Norman Lockyer 130 Meteoric Stones β Nevil Story-Maskelyne . . 142 1873 The Radiation of Heat from the Moon, the Law of its Absorption by our Atmosphere, and its Variation in Amount with her Phases β The Earl of Rosse . 147 1876 Transit of Venus β The Rev. Stephen Joseph Perry . 153 1879 The Story of the November Meteors β G. Johnstone Stoney 160 1880 Photographic Spectra of the Stars β William Huggins 1 72 1881 Distances of the Stars β Robert S. Ball . . . 185 1882 On Comets β ^William Huggins . , . , igi The Proper Motions of the Stars β R. Grant . . 203 1883 Some of the Questions Involved in Solar Physics β William Siemens . . . . . . 207 1884 Recent Researches on the Distances of the Fixed Stars, and Some Future Problems in Sidereal Astronomy β David Gill ....... 214 1885 The Solar Corona β William Huggins . . . 230 1886 Photography as an Aid to Astronomy β ^A. A. Common 243 Universal Time β ^W. H. M. Christie . . . 252 Telescopic Objectives and Mirrors: their Preparation and Testing β Howard Grubb .... 260 Recent Researches on Meteorites β J. Dewar . . 280 1887 The Sun's Heat β ^William Thomson . . . 291 Applications of Photography in Astronomy β David Gill 314 1889 Meteorites and the History of Stellar Systems β G. H. Darwin ........ 329 The Solar Surface during the Last Ten Years β The Rev. S. J. Perry ...... 334 1890 Astronomical Telescopes β ^A. A. Common . . 342 1891 Recent Total Solar Eclipses β ^Arthur Schuster . . 358 An Astronomer's Work in a Modern Observatory β David Gill ....... 362 1892 The New Star in Auriga β William Huggins . . 378 1893 The Recent Solar Eclipse β T. E. Thorpe . . 390 1894 The Development of the Astronomical Telescope β Howard Grubb ...... 398