Accession Number:

ADA165634

Title:

Sky with Ocean Joined, Presented at Proceedings of the Sesquicentennial Symposia Held at Washington, DC on 5-8 December 1980

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

NAVAL OBSERVATORY WASHINGTON DC

Report Date:

1983-12-01

Pagination or Media Count:

197.0

Abstract:

Contents Naval Observatory Time Dissemination Before the Wireless Observers and Theoreticians Astronomy at the Naval Observatory, 1845-1861 Matthew Fontaine Maury Friends Remarks on the Transit of Venus Expedition of 1874 Simon Newcombs Role in the Astronomical Reduction of the Early Nineteen Hundreds An Overview of the U.S. Naval Observatory Almanac Office Developments in the Time Service Division Absolute Astrometry, Now and in the Future Scientific Programs of the Exploratory Development Staff How the U.S. Naval Observatory Began, 1830-65.

Subject Categories:

  • Astronomy
  • Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE