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

Overview
Works: 96 works in 201 publications in 1 language and 1,686 library holdings
Genres: Observations  Catalogs 
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 1849-1852 United States naval astronomical expedition( Book )

31 editions published between 1854 and 2016 in English and held by 277 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 )

8 editions published between 1845 and 1856 in English and held by 104 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 Undetermined and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Origin and operations of the U.S. naval astronomical expedition by J. M Gilliss( Book )

5 editions published between 1855 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 )

10 editions published between 1859 and 1978 in English and held by 75 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 )

6 editions published in 1846 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chile: its geography, climate, earthquakes, government, social condition, mineral and agricultural resources, commerce, &c., &c by J. M Gilliss( Book )

7 editions published in 1855 in English and held by 37 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( Book )

4 editions published in 1895 in English and held by 31 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 J. M Gilliss( Book )

6 editions published in 1870 in English and held by 30 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 1849-1852 United States Naval Astronomical Expedition( Book )

4 editions published in 1856 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Observations to determine the solar parallax. by J. M Gilliss( Book )

3 editions published in 1856 in English and held by 23 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 )

8 editions published in 1845 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Magnetical and meteorological observations by J. M Gilliss( Book )

3 editions published in 1856 in English and held by 18 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 the U.S. Naval Astronomical Expedition to the Southern hemisphere during the years 1848-'50-'51-'52 by J. M Gilliss( Book )

5 editions published in 1895 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The reduction of these zones was in progress for more than forty years, and presents three distinct periods: The first extending from the return of the Expedition to the United States, in November, 1852, to the middle of 1866; the second extending from the latter date to January 17, 1891, and the third extending from thence to about the middle of 1894
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 6 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 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The U.S. naval astronomical expedition to the Southern Hemisphere, during the years 1849-1852 by J. M Gilliss( Book )

in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A catalogue of 1963 stars and of 290 double stars, observed by U.S. Naval astronomical expedition to the southern hemisphere, during the years 1850-'51-'52 by United States Naval Astronomical Expedition( Book )

1 edition published in 1871 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The U.S. Naval Astronomical Expedition to the southern hemisphere ... 1849-52. Lieut. J.M. Gilliss, Superintendent by United States( Book )

2 editions published in 1855 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The U.S. Naval and astronomical expedition to the southern hemisphere, during the years 1849-'50-'51-'52 by J. M Gilliss( Book )

1 edition published in 1855 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Gilliss, J.M.

Gilliss, J. M. 1811-1865

Gilliss, J. Melville 1811-1865

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

Gilliss, James M. 1811-1865

Gilliss, James Melville 1811-1865

James Melville Gilliss American astronomer

James Melville Gilliss Amerikaans astronoom (1811-1865)

James Melville Gilliss astrónomo estadounidense

James Melville Gilliss US-amerikanischer Astronom und Marineoffizier

Melville Gilliss, James 1811-1865

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English (129)