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Gilliss, J. M. (James Melville) 1811-1865

Overview
Works: 106 works in 177 publications in 1 language and 1,593 library holdings
Genres: Catalogs  Observations 
Roles: Author, Other, Correspondent
Classifications: Q115, 508.82
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Most widely held works by J. M Gilliss
The U.S. Naval Astronomical Expedition to the southern hemisphere, during the years 1849-'50-'51-'52 by United States Naval Astronomical Expedition( Book )
12 editions published between 1856 and 2000 in English and held by 451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A catalogue of 16,748 southern stars deduced by the United States Naval Observatory from the zone observations made at Santiago de Chile by United States Naval Astronomical Expedition( )
2 editions published in 1895 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Magnetical and meteorological observations by J. M Gilliss( )
3 editions published in 1856 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Magnetical and meteorological observations [1838-1842] made at Washington under orders of the Hon. Secretary of the Navy, dated August 13, 1838 by J. M Gilliss( Book )
6 editions published between 1845 and 1975 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Circular prepared by direction of the Hon. Wm. Ballard Preston secretary of the navy, in relation to the astronomical expedition to Chile by Matthew Fontaine Maury( Book )
5 editions published between 1849 and 1974 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Origin and operations of the U.S. naval astronomical expedition by J. M Gilliss( Book )
3 editions published between 1854 and 1974 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An account of the total eclipse of the sun on September 7, 1858, as observed near Olmos, Peru by J. M Gilliss( Book )
8 editions published between 1859 and 1978 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Astronomical observations [1838-1842] made at the Naval observatory, Washington, under orders of the honorable secretary of the navy, dated August 13, 1838 by United States Naval Observatory( Book )
2 editions published in 1846 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chile: its geography, climate, earthquakes, government, social condition, mineral and agricultural resources, commerce, &c., &c by J. M Gilliss( Book )
9 editions published between 1855 and 1856 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A catalogue of 1963 stars reduced to the beginning of the year 1850, together with a catalogue of 290 double stars / the whole from observations made at Santiago, Chili, during the years 1850-'51-'52 by James M Gilliss( Book )
5 editions published in 1870 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In consequence of a letter received from Dr. C.L. Gerling in the summer of 1847, urging the desirability of observing the planet Venus about the time when it is stationary, in order to obtain a better value of the solar parallax than Encke's, which was then generally adopted, Captain James M. Gillis, of the United States Navy, conceived of an astronomical expedition to Chili for the purpose of making the required observations in conjunction with the United States Naval Observatory at Washington
The U.S. Naval Astronomical Expedition to the Southern Hemisphere during the years 1849- '50- '51- '52 by J. M Gilliss( Book )
4 editions published in 1855 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Observations to determine the solar parallax. by J. M Gilliss( Book )
2 editions published in 1856 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Report of the Secretary of the Navy, communicating a report of the plan and construction of the depot of charts and instruments : with a description of the instruments, etc by United States( Book )
4 editions published in 1845 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The U.S. Naval Astronomical Expedition to the southern hemisphere ... 1849-52. Lieut. J.M. Gilliss, Superintendent by United States( )
2 editions published in 1855 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The U.S. naval astronomical expedition to the Southern Hemisphere, during the years 1849-1852 by J. M Gilliss( )
in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The U.S. naval astronomical expedition to the southern hemisphere, during the years 1849 - '50 - '51 - '52 by Archibald MacRae( Book )
2 editions published in 1855 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On the longitude of Washington, computed from the moon-culminations observed during the years 1839-1842, inclusive by J. M Gilliss( Book )
2 editions published between 1849 and 1853 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Astronomical, magnetic and meteorological observations : made during the year 1890 at the United States Naval Observatory by United States Naval Observatory( Book )
1 edition published in 1895 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Account of total eclipse of Sun on Sept. 7, 1858, as observed near Olmos, Peru ( Book )
1 edition published in 1857 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Gilliss, J.M.
Gilliss, J. Melville 1811-1865
Gilliss, J. Melville (James Melville), 1811-1865
Gilliss, James Melville 1811-1865
Melville Gilliss, James 1811-1865
Languages
English (94)