Russell, Henry Chamberlain, 1836-1907

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Dates:
Birth 1836-03-17
Death 1907-02-22
Australians
English

Biographical notes:

Astronomer. Russell was Assistant Astronomer at the Sydney Observatory, Australia 1859-1870, and Government Astronomer of New South Wales 1870-1905.

From the description of Papers, ca. 1896-1912. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83382735

From the description of Correspondence, 1880-1895. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 81568906

Henry Chamberlain Russell was an astronomer and meteorologist. He joined the Sydney Observatory under Rev. W. Scott. In 1862-1864 he was acting director and succeeded G.R. Smalley as govenment astronomer. Russell invented many instruments including telescope mountings and self recording meteorological devices. He published "Climate of New South Wales descriptive historical and tabular". (Australian Dictionary of Biography, Vol. 6).

From the description of Correspondence [manuscript]. 1880-1895. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225785753

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Subjects:

  • Astronomy
  • Astronomers--Correspondence
  • Stars, Brightest

Occupations:

  • Astronomers--19th century
  • Astronomers

Places:

  • Australia (as recorded)
  • Australia (as recorded)