Reference numberCD/49/5
TitleCutting from minutes of a Royal Society meeting, discussing the International Astrographic Chart
Date10 December 1903
DescriptionNotes reading a report of the International Astrographic Chart Committee, and resolving not to apply for a grant from the Treasury, but to ask that the publication of the Oxford Observatory results [of measuring plates of the stars] be undertaken by the Stationary Office. Also resolves that the Ministry of the Commonwealth of Australia would be sent a statement, requesting they make sure that the most urgent part of the work on the Chart can be completed at Perth Observatory. Noes that the question of applying for Carnegie and Pickering Funds was also considered.
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