Reference numberEC/1860/09
Previous numbersCert IX, 443; A01208
TitleCarrington, Richard Christopher: certificate of election to the Royal Society
CitationRichard Christopher Carrington. The author of a Catalogue of 3735 Circumpolar Stars, published at the Public Expense, and for which the Royal Astronomical Society awarded him their gold medal. The Founder of the Observatory at Redhill, in which the observations and reductions for the above named catalogue were made. Distinguished for his acquaintance with the science of Astronomy, and his zeal in promoting its objects.
ProposersFrom General Knowledge: J W Lubbock; James Booth; Chas Brooke
From Personal Knowledge: G B Airy; Rosse; J F W Herchel; Thos Maclear; J C Adams; Charles V Walker; J Challis; Warren De la Rue; Sam Cha Whitbread; George Fisher; Charles Pritchard; W H Smyth; J B Reade; Baden Powell; W Spottiswoode; J P Gassiot; E W Brayley; Wm Lassell
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Carrington, Richard Christopher: certificate of election to the Royal Society

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NA3473Carrington; Richard Christopher (1826 - 1875); astronomer1826 - 1875
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