Reference numberEC/1897/25
TitleTurner, Herbert Hall: certificate of election to the Royal Society
CitationSecretary of the Royal Astronomical Society. Was Chief Assistant at the Royal Observatory, Greenwich 1884-1894. Author of various papers among which may be mentioned:-
"On the correction of the Equilibrium theory of tides for the continents (with G H Darwin, Proc.RS. vol lx) "Report of observations of total solar eclipse of Aug 29 1886" (Phil Trans. vol 180A), "On Mr Edgeworth's method of reducing observations relating to several quantities" (Phil. Mag. Vol24). "On Mr Leath's Intersects" (Monthly Notices R.A.S. vol xlvi). "On observations for coincidence of collimators at Royal Observatory Greenwhich" (M,N. Vols xlv and liii). "On the variations of level against of the Transit Circle at Royal Observatory Greenwich" (M.N. Vol.xlvii). "On the longitude of Paris" (M.N. vol li). "on stellar Photography (M.N. Vols xlix and liv) On the R-D discordnace (M.N. vol Liii p.374 and 424, vol Liv p.486, Mem Part. 3. vol ii); On new forms of levels (M.N. Vol Lii). Conference of the Cape (1880) and Greenwich (1880) Star Catalogues (Mem. Rs.F.S, vol Li). On the reduction of measures of photographic plates (N.N. vol LiV)
ProposersW H M Christie; W de W Abney; William Huggins; E J Stone; J W L Glaisher; G Johnstone Stoney; Robert S Ball; J Norman Lockyer; G H Darwin; William Ellis; R B Clifton; Bartholomew Price; William Esson; E B Elliott; W J L Wharton; Edwin Dunkin; E Ray Lankester; A A Common; Arthur Schuster; C V Boys; J Hopkinson
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Turner, Herbert Hall: certificate of election to the Royal Society

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