Library: Royal Institution Library of Science Astronomy, Vol 1
 

Title:      Royal Institution Library of Science Astronomy, Vol 1
Categories:      Reference
BookID:      138
Authors:      Bernard Lovell
ISBN-10(13):      75132808
Publisher:      Elsevier
Publication date:      1970
Number of pages:      0
Language:      English
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THIS BOOK IS LOCATED IN THE HALIFAX CENTRE ARCHIVE CABINET and may be borrowed by submitting a "Borrow Request".

THE ROYAL INSTITUTION 
LIBRARY OF SCIENCE

(being the Friday Evening Discourses in Physical Sciences held
at the Royal Institution: 1851-1939)

ASTRONOMY
Volume I
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 Meteorsβ€”John 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 
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