Reference numberEC/1914/08
Previous numbersCert XIII, 69; A02142
TitleEddington, Sir Arthur Stanley: certificate of election to the Royal Society
DescriptionDate stamp on reverse
CitationFellow of Trinity College, Cambridge. Plumian Professor of Astronomy and Experimental Philosophy. Ex-Chief Assisant at the Royal Observatory, Greenwich. Distinguished as a mathematician and astronomer. Author of the following papers: - 'Systematic Motions of the Stars' (Month Notices, RAS, 1906); 'Mean Distances of the Groombridge Stars' (ibid, 1907); 'Mathematical Theory of Two Star Drifts' (ibid, 1908); 'The Envelopes of Comet Morehouse' (ibid, 1910); 'The Systematic Motions of the Stars of Prof Boss' Preliminary General Catalogue' (ibid, 1910); 'A Moving Cluster of Stars of the Orion Type in Perseus' (ibid, 1910); 'Discussion of the Greenwich Reflex Zenith Tube in Perseus' (ibid, 1910); 'Report on Stellar Distribution and Movements' (Brit Assoc Report, 1911); 'A Determination of the Frequency-Law of Stellar Motions' (Month Notices, RAS, 1912); 'The Distribution in Space of the Bright Stars' (ibid, 1913); and (jointly with Sir W H M Christie and Mr C Davidson); 'On the Errors of a Photographed reseau' (ibid, 1907).
ProposersDavid Gill; H H Turner; S S Hough; H F Newall; E W Hobson; R A Sampson; P A MacMahon; E H Hills; J H Jeans; A A Rambaut; E T Whittaker
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Eddington, Sir Arthur Stanley: certificate of election to the Royal Society

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NA8211Eddington; Sir; Arthur Stanley (1882 - 1944); astrophysicist and theoretical physicist1882 - 1944
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