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An account of the Revd. John Flamsteed, the first astronomer-royal

John Flamsteed

An account of the Revd. John Flamsteed, the first astronomer-royal

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Published by Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Flamsteed, John, -- 1646-1719,
  • Stars -- Catalogs,
  • Astronomers -- Great Britain -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Microfiche. New Canaan, CT : Readex. microfiches. (Landmarks II, monographs)

    Statementcompiled from his own manuscripts, and other authentic documents never before published ; to which is added his British catalogue of stars ; corrected and enlarged by Francis Baily
    SeriesLandmarks II, monographs
    ContributionsFlamsteed, John, 1646-1719., Baily, Francis, 1774-1844
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationlxxiii, 751 p.
    Number of Pages751
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15209377M

    Francis Baily, An Account of the Flamsteed, The first astronomer-Royal, compiled from his own manuscripts, and other authentic documents, never before published , reprinted (Holland) ; Francis Baily, Supplement to the Account of the Flamsteed, , facsimile reprinted (Holland) ; d Cohen, Isaac Newton's Theory of the Moon's . An account of the Revd. John Flamsteed, the first astronomer-royal / compiled from his own manuscripts, and other authentic documents, never before published ; to which is added his British catalogue of stars, corrected and enlarged by Francis Baily Baily, Francis, [ Book: ] At 2 libraries. They are also available on film at the Public Record Office, London, and are briefly described in Francis Baily, An Account of the Reud. John Flamsteed, the . Whither editing?: The correspondence of John Flamsteed, first Astronomer RoyalEric G. Forbes, Lesley Murdin, & Frances Willmoth (Eds.), volume 2, –, volume 3, –; Institute of Physics Publishing, Bristol & Philadephia, , , pp. xlvii+, lxvi+, Price £ each hardback, ISBN , The correspondence of John Wallis, .


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and Enl. John Flamsteed FRS (19 August – 31 December ) was an English astronomer and the first Astronomer main achievements were the preparation of a 3,star catalogue, Catalogus Britannicus, and a star atlas called Atlas Coelestis, both published also made the first recorded observations of Uranus, although he mistakenly catalogued it as a Alma mater: Jesus College, Cambridge.

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John Flamsteed [edited by Francis Baily Flamsteed, John, [ Book, Microform: ]. Willmoth, Frances (ed.) (). Flamsteed’s Stars: New Perspectives on the Life and Work of the First Astronomer Royal, –Rochester, New York: Boydell Press. John Flamsteed, (born Aug.

19,Denby, near Derby, Derbyshire, Eng.—died Dec. 31,Greenwich, London), founder of the Greenwich Observatory, and the first astronomer royal of England. Poor health forced Flamsteed to leave school in He studied astronomy on his own and later (–74) continued his education at the University of Cambridge.

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On March 4,the English King Charles II appoints John Flamsteed to “The King’s Astronomical Observator” – the first English Astronomer Royal, with an allowance of £ a the same year, the Royal Greenwich Observatory was founded and Flamsteed laid the foundation stone.

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More than a century after Flamsteed’s death, inthe Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty printed An Account of the Revd John Flamsteed: The First Astronomer Royal; compiled from his own manuscripts, and other authentic documents, never before published.

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