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On the astronomical observations made at Dorpat

F. G. W. Struve

On the astronomical observations made at Dorpat

by F. G. W. Struve

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Published by William Blackwood, T. Cadell in Edinburgh, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Astronomy -- Observations.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby M. Struve.
    GenreObservations.
    SeriesLandmarks of science II
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQ111 .H35, QB351 .H35
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationp. 26-33
    Number of Pages33
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19892968M

    Astronomical observatory, any structure containing telescopes and auxiliary instruments with which to observe celestial objects. Observatories can be classified on the basis of the part of the electromagnetic spectrum in which they are designed to observe. The largest number of observatories are. The observatory building was completed in on the Toome hill in Dorpat. The instruments were installed in by von Struve who subsequently started observations. In , a 9" Fraunhofer refractor arrived, the largest achromatic telescope in the world at the on: Tõravere, Estonia.

    ASTRONOMY: CHAPTER 3 study guide by Christian_Denolan includes 46 questions covering vocabulary, terms and more. Quizlet flashcards, activities and games help you improve your grades. Peter Carl Ludwig Schwarz (Julian, O.S.: 23 May , Danzig-Gdańsk – 17 September ; Gregorian, N.S.: 4 June - 29 September , St. George's?; Buried: Tartu) (referred to mostly as Ludwig Schwarz), was a Baltic German astronomer of Imperial Russia, explorer, and professor of astronomy at the University of Dorpat honored with the Konstantin Medal of the Imperial Russian Awards: Konstantin Gold Medal, Demidov Prize ().

    Astronomy (from Greek: ἀστρονομία) is a natural science that studies celestial objects and uses mathematics, physics, and chemistry in order to explain their origin and s of interest include planets, moons, stars, nebulae, galaxies, and nt phenomena include supernova explosions, gamma ray bursts, quasars, blazars, pulsars, and cosmic. The beginnings of astronomical observation Ionian and Pythagorean cosmology Construction of the foot Slough reflector--observations made with it Various small telescopes made by Herschel Schroter's work at Lilienthal The Dorpat and other Fraunhofer telescopes.


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