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A catalogue of 1963 stars reduced to the beginning of the year 1850: Washington observations for 1868. Appendix I: together with a catalogue of 290 double stars : the whole from observations made at Santiago, Chili, during the years 1850-'51-'52 by the U. S. Naval Astronomical Expedition to the Southern Hemisphere

Creator/Contributor:
United States Naval Astronomical Expedition (1849-1852), creator
Phelps, Seth Ledyard, -1885
Gilliss, J. M. (James Melville), 1811-1865
MacRae, Archibald, 1820-1855
Smith, E. R.
United States Naval Observatory
Place Of Origin:
District of Columbia
Washington
Publisher:
U.S. Naval Observatory
Creation Date:
1870
Extent:
73 p. ; 30 cm.
Language:
English
Genre:
catalog
government publication
Catalogs
Digital Format:
Books and documents
Subjects:
Stars--Catalogs
Double stars--Catalogs
Notes:
"Lieut. James M. Gilliss, LL.D., superintendent. Lieut. Archibald MacRae, Master S. Ledyard Phelps, Captain's Clerk E. R. Smith, assistants."
The results of the astronomical observations of the expedition were designed to form v. 4 and 5 of the reports of the expedition, of which v. 1-3 and 6 were published in 1855-56. Vols. 4 and 5 were not published, the material for v. 4 being now first published; while that for v. 5 was published in 1895 as Appendix I to the Washington observations for 1890.
Series:
Open Collections Program at Harvard University
Classification:
QB6 .U75
Repository:
Widener Library, Harvard University
Record ID:
990034720150203941
HOLLIS Record:
https://id.lib.harvard.edu/alma/990034720150203941/catalog