Reference numberEC/1851/08
TitleHind, John Russell: certificate of candidature for election to the Royal Society
DescriptionFirst of two certificates. Note on this certificate: 'but election declared void. Re-elected on another certificate - June 4, 1863'
CitationThe Discoverer of The three new Planets Iris, Flora, & Victoria; of Comets, & other remarkable celestial phenomena. The Author of A Memoir on the expected return of the Great Comet of 1263 & 1556; & of numerous communications printd in Schumacher's "Astromische Nachrichten", the "Comptes Rendus", the "Memoirs" and "Months Notices" of the Royal Astronomical Society, respecting the Orbits of Planets, Comets, & Double Stars, with Ephemerides for facilitating the Observation, & the reduction of the same. Distinguished for his acquaintance with the science of Astronomy. Eminent as an Astronomical Observer, & for skill as a Computer.
ProposersFrom General Knowledge. J F F deRos [?]; Chas Brooke; E J Johnson.
From Personal Knowledge. J F W Herschel; G B Airy; W H Smythe; Richard Sheepshanks; George Bishop; J C Adams; J Challis; Tho Galloway; Francis Sibson; James Glaisher; Baden Powell.
Extent1 sheet
NotesLater elected a Fellow, 4 June 1863
Access statusOpen
Related materialsee HS.9.357
Related records in the catalogueEC/1863/07

Hind, John Russell: certificate of candidature for election to the Royal Society

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NA7673Hind; John Russell (1823 - 1895); Astronomer1823 - 1895
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