Department of Astronomy publications, 1964-[ongoing].


Department of Astronomy publications, 1964-[ongoing].

Includes announcements (1967- ) relating to the Astronomy Dept. and the Vermilion River Observatory; research publications (1964- ) of the Astronomy Dept.; reprints (1965-1966) of the Vermilion River Observatory; and preprints (1982- ) of reports of research by Astronomy Department faculty and graduate students concerning stars, planetary bodies, interstellar molecules and gases, galaxies, radio astronomy and astrophysics. Also includes a history of "The Astronomical Observatory of the University of Illinois" by Michael T. Svec, describing the development of astronomy; construction of observatories; purchase and development of telescopes, photometers and related equipment; faculty research of George W. Myers, Joel Stebbins, Jakob Kunz, Robert H. Baker, George C. McVittie and others; and the nomination and listing of the observatory on the National Register of Historic Sites (1986) and Astronomy and Astrophysics, A National Historic Landmark Theme Study (Department of the Interior, National Park Service, Washington, DC, 1989), of which the University of Illinois Section was based on Michael Svec's work.

1.5 cubic feet.


SNAC Resource ID: 6862680

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