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Published by Govt. Prtg. Off. in Washington .
Written in English


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Pagination399-345 p.
Number of Pages399
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Open LibraryOL16229733M

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Title: Meteorology at the Lick OBSERVATORY Authors: Reed, William Gardner: Publication: Monthly Weather Review, vol. 42, issue 6, p. Publication Date. Meteorology at the Lick observatory. By William : William Gardner. Reed. Lick Observatory was founded thanks to James Lick, an eccentric California millionaire who dreamed of building a "telescope superior to and more powerful than any telescope yet made." What followed was the famous Great Refractor, a feat of engineering and the largest refracting telescope in the world when it was completed in   The James Lick Telescope - now the third largest refracting telescope in the world, behind Yerkes and the Swedish 1-meter solar telescope at the Roque de los Muchachos Observatory in La Palma.

Lick Observatory is an active research facilitiy, and at night all of the buildings are locked and astronomers are working at the darkened telescopes. Telescopes require the darkest possible conditions to detect the faint light from celestial success of our work relies upon minimizing lights around the observatory at night. The Cinema of Oscar Micheaux. Author: J. Ronald Green; Publisher: Indiana University Press ISBN: Category: Performing Arts Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» A critical examination of the films of Oscar Micheaux. One of the most original and successful filmmakers of all time, Oscar Micheaux was born into a rural, working-class, African-American . The Lick Observatory is an astronomical observatory owned and operated by the University of is situated on the summit of Mount Hamilton, in the Diablo Range just east of San Jose, California, observatory is managed by the University of California Observatories, with headquarters on the University of California, Santa Cruz campus, where its scientific staff Location: near San Jose, California. These are some of the discoveries made with the Lick telescope, as described in the same book: Amalthea, the fifth satellite of Jupiter was discovered in September, The speed of the planetary nebulae in their motions through space is of the same order of magnitude as the speed of the stars. Twenty-five comets —17 Location(s): Mount Hamilton, California, US.

Lick Observatory has 39 books on Goodreads with 0 ratings. Lick Observatory’s most popular book is Contributions from the Lick Observatory Volume 4. Meteorology at the Lick OBSERVATORY.1 Reed, William Gardner; Abstract. Publication: Monthly Weather Review. Pub Date: DOI: /()CO;2 The ADS is operated by the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory under NASA Cooperative Agreement NNX16AC86A. Resources About ADS . A brief account of the Lick Observatory of the University of California. A series of pamphlets published by the observatory giving information on the history of the observatory, staff members, telescopes and other instruments, and notable research projects, as Author: Jessica Pigza. Try the new Google Books. eBook - FREE. Get this book in print. AbeBooks; On Demand Books; Amazon; Find in a library; All sellers» Publications of the Lick Observatory of the University of California. Lick Observatory. The University, - Astronomy. 0 Reviews. Preview this book» What people are saying - Write a.