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Sky with ocean joined : proceedings of the sesquicentennial symposia of the U.S. Naval Observatory, December 5 and 8, 1980

Author: Steven J Dick; LeRoy E Doggett; United States Naval Observatory.
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : The Observatory, 1983.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : National government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Conference proceedings
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Sky with ocean joined.
Washington, D.C. : The Observatory, 1983
(OCoLC)610174778
Material Type: Conference publication, Government publication, National government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Steven J Dick; LeRoy E Doggett; United States Naval Observatory.
OCLC Number: 15593193
Description: viii, 190 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Naval Observatory time dissemination before the wireless / Ian R. Bartky --
Observers and theoreticians : astronomy at the Naval Observatory, 1845-1861 / Marc Rothenberg --
Matthew Fontaine Maury & friends? / Andreas R. Rechnitzer --
Remarks on the Transit of Venus Expedition of 1874 / Paul M. Janiczek --
Simon Newcomb's role in the astronomical revolution of the early nineteen hundreds / Arthur L. Norberg --
An overview of the U.S. Naval Observatory / Gart Westerhout --
1984 and 2001 : the current and future activities of the Nautical Almanac Office / P. Kenneth Seidelmann --
Developments in the Time Service Division / Gernot M.R. Winkler --
Absolute astrometry, now and in the future / James A. Hughes --
Scientific programs of the Exploratory Development Staff / Paul M. Routly --
Closing remarks / Gart Westerhout --
Appendices. How the U.S. Naval Observatory began, 1830-65 / Steven J. Dick --
Staff (September 1980).
Responsibility: edited by Steven J. Dick and LeRoy E. Doggett.

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