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Reference numberEC/1896/04
Previous numbersCert XII, 4
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TitleDowning, Arthur Matthew Weld: certificate of election to the Royal Society
CitationVice-President of the Royal Astronomical Society. President of the British Astronomical Association. Superintendent of the Nature Almanac. Author of the following papers, among many others, which have appeared in the 'Monthly Notices' of the Royal Astronomical Society: - 'Proper Motions of Certain Stars in the Greenwich Seven Catalogue for 1860' (vol xl, p 85); 'The Greenwich Standard Right Ascensions' (vol xl, p 430); 'The Possible Ten-month Period of Variation in Latitude' (vol xl, p 430); 'On the NPD's of the Cape Catalogue for 1880, and on the Greenwich and Cape Mean Systems of North Polar Distances' (vol xlii, p 20); 'Discussion of the Observations of gamma Draconis, made with the Greenwich Reflex Zenith Tube, during the years 1857-1875' (vol xlii, p 326); 'On the relative Motion of the Components of 'p' Eridani (vol xliii, p 263); 'On the Orbit of gamma Coronae Australis' (vol xliii, p 368); 'On the Periodic Time of alpha Centauri' (vol xlv, p 151); 'A Comparison of the Star Places of the Argentine General Catalogue for 1875 with those of the Cape Catalogue, 1880' (vol xlvii, p 446); 'Positions for 1750 and Proper Motions of 154 Stars, S of -29 degrees dec, from a revision of Powalky's Reduction of the Star Places of Lacaille's Astronomiae Fundamenta' (vol xlviii, p 322); 'Discussion of Washington Observations of the Sun, 1875-1883' (vol xlix, p 431); 'Corrections to the Orbit of Juno' (vol 1, p 487); 'The Orbit of Flora, with corrections to Brunnow's Tafeln der Flora' (vol lii, p 585).
ProposersE J Stone; W H M Christie; W J L Wharton; Rosse; Robert S Ball; J F Tennant; W Huggins; W de W Abney; [A Cayley]; J W L Glaisher; J R Hind; I Roberts; W Ellis; G H Darwin
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Downing, Arthur Matthew Weld: certificate of election to the Royal Society

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NA3584Downing; Arthur Matthew Weld (1850 - 1917)1850 - 1917
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