Carrington, Richard Christopher, 1826-1875Alternative names
Astronomer. Fellow of the Royal Society.
From the description of Papers, 1851-1874. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80093478
Educated at Trinity College, Cambridge, B.A., 1848, as 36th Wrangler. He took up astronomy and was observer in the Durham University Observatory, 1849-1852. F.R.A.S., 1851. In 1853, he built a private observatory at Reigate, Surrey, and carried out much astronomical work on mapping stars and sun spots. Later he built another observatory at Churt, Surrey. F.R.S., 1860.
From the description of Papers, 1825-1875. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 77910824
British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000986.0x0002b4
|creatorOf||Carrington, Richard Christopher, 1826-1875. Papers, 1851-1874.||American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library|
|creatorOf||Carrington, Richard Christopher, 1826-1875. Map exhibiting the distribution in latitude of the solar spots during the year/ as deduced by Mr. Carrington fron the observations of Dr. Soemmerring taken at Frankfort.||Harvard University, Harvard College Observatory|
|creatorOf||Carrington, Richard Christopher, 1826-1875. Papers, 1825-1875.||American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library|
|referencedIn||LETTERS, ETC., OF ASTRONOMERS and other men of science, addressed to Edward Joseph Lowe, F.R.S., on subjects connected with meteorology; 1844-1866. The names of the writers will be found in the 1ndex to this Catalogue. The collection includes two let..., 1844-1866||British Library|
|associatedWith||Herschel, John F. W. (John Frederick William), Sir, 1792-1871.||person|
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