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Reference numberEC/1900/12
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TitleRambaut, Arthur Alcock: certificate of election to the Royal Society
CitationRadcliffe Observer. Late Royal Astronomer of Ireland. Late Andrews Professor of Astronomy in the University of Dublin. Author of the following researches in Astronomy and Physics: - 'Catalogue of the Mean Places of 1,012 Southern Stars' (Astronomical Observations and Researches at Dunsink part vi); 'Catalogue of the Mean Places of 717 Stars' (Part vii, ibid); 'On the Determination of Double Star Orbits from SpectroscopicObservations of the Velocity in the Line of Sight' (Monthly Notices, Roy Astron Soc, vol li, No 5); 'To Adjust the Polar Axis of an Equatorial Telescope for Photographic Purposes' (ibid, vol liv, No 2); 'On the Inequality in the Apparent Diurnal Movement of Stars due to Refraction, and a Method of Allowing for it in Astronomical Photography' (ibid, vol lvii, No 2); 'On a Geometrical Method of Finding the most Probable Apparent Orbit of a Double Star' (Proc Roy Dubl Soc, vol vii, part 2); 'On the Distortion of Photographic Star Images due to Refraction' (ibid, vol viii, part 2); 'On the Rotation Period of the 'Garnet' Spot on Jupiter' (ibid, vol viii, part 5); 'On the Relative Positions of 223 Stars in the Cluster x Persei, as Determined Photographically' (in conjunction with Sir R Ball) (Trans Roy Irish Acad, vol xxx, part 4); 'On the Possibility of Determining the Distance of a Double Star by means of the Relative Velocity of the Components in the Line of Sight' (ibid, 2nd series, vol iv, No 6); 'The Absorption of Heatin the Solar Atmosphere' (in conjunction with W E Wilson) (ibid, 3rd series vol iii, No 4).
ProposersRobert S Ball; W H M Christie; G Salmon; [S Haughton]; B Williamson; G F Fitzgerald; J Joly; W E Wilson; J E Reynolds; G Gabriel Stokes; Howard Grubb; A A Common; G H Darwin; A M W Downing; G J Stoney; G M Minchin
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Rambaut, Arthur Alcock: certificate of election to the Royal Society

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