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" Then it was that an astronomical observatory began, for the first time, to take on the appearance of a laboratory. Primary batteries, giving forth noxious gases, were arranged outside one of the windows ; a large induction coil stood mounted on a stand... "
Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific - Page 134
by Astronomical Society of the Pacific - 1909
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Littell's Living Age, Volume 214

1897 - 916 pages
...large Induction coll stood mounted on a stand on wheels so as to follow the positions of the eye-end of the telescope, together with a battery of several...especially of specimens of pure metals, lined Its walls. The observatory became a meeting place where terrestrial chemistry was brought Into direct touch with...
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Essays in Astronomy

1900 - 598 pages
...delicacy with the resolving power at our command. Then it was that an astronomical observatory began, 39 for the first time, to take on the appearance of a...especially of specimens of pure metals, lined its walls. The observatory became a meeting place where terrestrial chemistry was brought into direct touch with...
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Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific, Volume 22

Astronomical Society of the Pacific - 1910
...a lens convex or concave in one direction only, and flat, and so having no action on the light, in a direction at right angles to the former one. . ....reception of a larger telescope made by Sir HOWARD GRUBB, at the expense of a legacy to the Royal Society, and which was placed in my hands on loan by...
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Annual Report of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution

Smithsonian Institution. Board of Regents - 1911 - 846 pages
...of a lens convex or concave in one direction only, and flat, and so having no action on the light In a direction at right angles to the former one. * ยป...especially of specimens of pure metals, lined Its walls. In 1S70 my observatory was enlarged from a dome of 12 feet in diameter to a drum having a diameter of...
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Annual Report of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution

Smithsonian Institution. Board of Regents - 1911 - 856 pages
...spectrum. We soon found, to our dismay, how easily the comparison lines might become instrumeutally shifted, and so be no longer strictly fiducial. As...In 1870 my observatory was enlarged from a dome of 12 feet in diameter to a drum having a diameter of 18 feet. This alteration had been made for the reception...
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Annual Report of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution

Smithsonian Institution. Board of Regents - 1911 - 840 pages
...batteries, giving forth noxious gases, were arranged outside one of the windows; a large induction coll stood mounted on a stand on wheels so as to follow...In 1870 my observatory was enlarged from a dome of 12 feet in diameter to a drum having a diameter of 18 feet. This alteration had been made for the reception...
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Annual Report of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution

Smithsonian Institution. Board of Regents - 1911 - 858 pages
...of a lens convex or concave In one direction only, and flat, and so having no action on the light in a direction at right angles to the former one. * *...In 1870 my observatory was enlarged from a dome of 12 feet In diameter to a drum having a diameter of 18 feet. This alteration had been made for the reception...
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Annual Report of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution

Smithsonian Institution. Board of Regents - 1911 - 848 pages
...of a lens convex or concave in one direction only, and flat, and so having no action on the light in a direction at right angles to the former one. * *...pure metals, lined its walls. In 1870 my observatory w;is enlarged from a dome of 12 feet in diameter to a drum having a diameter of 18 feet. This alteration...
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The Twentieth Century, Volume 41

1897 - 1044 pages
...large induction coil stood mounted on a stand on wheels so as to follow the positions of the eye-end of the telescope, together with a battery of several...especially of specimens of pure metals, lined its walls. The observatory became a meeting place where -terrestrial chemistry was brought into direct touch with...
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Modern Theories of the Universe: From Herschel to Hubble

Michael J. Crowe - 1994 - 468 pages
...large induction coil stood mounted on a stand on wheels so as to follow the positions of the eye-end of the telescope, together with a battery of several...Bunsen burners, vacuum tubes, and bottles of chemicals . . . lined its walls. The observatory became a meeting place where terrestrial chemistry was brought...
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