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Report on the Teneriffe astronomical experiment of 1856

by Smyth, C. Piazzi

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Published by Printed by Richard Taylor and William Francis in London, Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Teide, Pico de (Canary Islands).
    • Subjects:
    • Astronomy -- Experiments,
    • Teide, Pico de (Canary Islands)

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesAstronomical experiment on the Peak of Teneriffe
      Statementaddressed to the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty by C. Piazzi Smyth.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQ115 .T29
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiv, p. [465]-577, [11] leaves of plates :
      Number of Pages577
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL780017M
      LC Control Number97181819

        In Popular Astronomy Volume 2, published in , he refers to comments made by Louis XVIII to French scholar Laplace about the influence of 'red moons' on harvests. Arago went to discuss this with the king's Parisian gardeners and found them to have a number of observations about the moon on plants - observations mentioned in the Lancet article. The Smithsonian Institutions exhibit on "Voyages of the Mind" featured Piazzi Smyth’s early work on improved results from higher altitude observatories reported in The Teneriffe Astronomical Experiment of in the Smithsonian Library Collection.

        Smyth, Charles Piazzi (DNB01) entitled ‘Teneriffe, an Astronomical Experiment’ (London, ), and embodied the scientific results in a paper for the Royal Society, of which he was elected fellow on 11 June (Phil. Trans. cxlviii. ), and in a report to the lords commissioners of the admiralty. They were also fully described in. But he also pioneered the use for scientific research of a recent invention, photography. 📸 His devotion to this technique was such that he turned the publication in of his book "Tenerife, an astronomer's experiment", into the first work in .

      'Daniel A. Stolz’s study on the history of astronomy in nineteenth-century Egypt is a piece of superb scholarship. It sheds new light on the questions of science and religion, history of science in a non-European context, and of how science changed during a period that saw the rise of new forms of scientific training, politics, techniques and readership.'Cited by: 1. Astronomical career. Charles Piazzi Smyth (pronounced) [1] was born in Naples, Italy, to Captain (later Admiral) William Henry Smyth and his wife Annarella. He was called Piazzi after his godfather, the Italian astronomer Giuseppe Piazzi, whose acquaintance his father had made at Palermo when serving in the father subsequently settled at Bedford and .


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This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. Report on the Teneriffe astronomical experiment of London ; Edinburgh: Printed by Richard Taylor and William Francis, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: C Piazzi Smyth.

Report on the Teneriffe Astronomical Experiment ofAddressed to the Lords Commissioners of the AdmiraltyAuthor: Charles Piazzi Smyth. Represents books 7, 8 and 9 of the MS "Teneriffe Report of "Bound with Forbes, J.

D., On the transparency of the atmosphere and the law of extinction of solar rays in passing through of access: Internet. Represents books 7, 8 and 9 of the MS "Teneriffe Report of "--Preface. "From the Philosophical transactions, part II for " Includes errata and index.

Bound with added t.p. for original report. Title: Report on the Teneriffe Astronomical Experiment ofAddressed to the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty Authors: Smyth, C.

Journal: Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, Vol. 20, p   Fortunately, the same year, Smyth also published Report on the Teneriffe Astronomical Experiment ofcomprising part of his official report to the Admiralty.

This is a quarto, well-illustrated, and although the images are not stereographs (with the exception of the title-page vignette), they are astronomical, and all of the images we reproduce here are.

Referee report by J. Herschel on 'Astronomical Experiment on the Peak of Teneriffe, Carried out under the Sanction of the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty' by C. Piazzi Smyth, From The Royal Society, RR/3/ Referee report by James Challis on 'Astronomical Experiment on the Peak of Teneriffe, Carried out under the Sanction of the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty' by C.

Piazzi Smyth Referee report by James Challis on 'Astronomical E. Astronomical experiment on the peak of Teneriffe / By C. Piazzi (Charles Piazzi) Smyth Bound with added t.p. for original es errata and index."From the Philosophical transactions, part II for "Represents books 7,8 and 9 of the MS "Teneriffe Report of "--Cf.

of access: Internet. Report on the Teneriffe Astronomical Experiment of addressed to the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty: The solar spectrum in and with some practical idea of its probable temperature of origination: Teneriffe, an astronomer's experiment or, specialities of a residence above the clouds: Three cities in Russia.

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In the summer ofProfessor Charles Piazzi Smyth organized an expedition to carry out an experiment on the Monte de Guajara, south of Caldera de las Cañadas, on the island of Tenerife. His works were won by being honored with a crater in the moon. Buy charles piazzi smyth Books at Shop amongst our popular books, includ Our Inheritance In The Great Pyramid, Life and work at the Great pyramid during the months of January, February, March, and April, A.D and more from charles piazzi smyth.

Free shipping and pickup in store on eligible orders. Charles Piazzi Smyth () was appointed to the post of Astronomer Royal for Scotland and Regius Professor of Astronomy at Edinburgh University in He was respected for his practical work, and his Teneriffe, an Astronomer's Experiment () is also reissued in this series.

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TENERIFFE, AN ASTRONOMER?S EXPERIMENT: 8vo ( x ) a large equatorial telescope was conveyed in Mr Stephenson`s yacht Tintania to Teneriffe, in June and July There with the approval of the Spanish authorities the instruments were carried up.

Astronomy in the Canary Islands Smyth published an extremely interesting book of pages entitled: "Tenerlfe: an A~tronomer's Experiment: or, Specialities of a residence above the clouds, lllustrated with Photo- Stereographs".

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