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Orchiston, Wayne

John Tebbutt

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Table of contents

Part I. Overview

1. John Tebbutt: Australian Astronomer Extraordinaire
Wayne Orchiston

2. An Invaluable Resource: The ‘Tebbutt Collection’ in the Mitchell Library, Sydney
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Part II. Background Context

3. The Development of Professional Astronomy in the Nineteenth Century Australia
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4. The Role of the Independent Astronomer in Early Australian Astronomy
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Part III. Case Studies

5. Introduction
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6. The Great Comet of 1861:A Magnificent Career Catalyst
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7. An Urge for Independence: The Sydney Observatory Directorship
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8. From Humble Beginnings: The Development of Windsor Observatory
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9. A Timely Spectacle: The Great Comet of 1881
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10. An Abortive Association: The Australian Comet Corps
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11. A Gain in Light Grasp: The Legacy of the Grubb Telescope
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12. Power, Politics and Prestige: The Russell–Tebbutt Feud
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13. Astronomers in Isolation: A New Branch of the British Astronomical Association
Wayne Orchiston

14. The End of an Era: A Welcome and Well-Earned Retirement
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15. The Sequel: From Scientific Observatory to Museum of Astronomy
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Keywords: Physics, Astronomy, Observations and Techniques, History and Philosophical Foundations of Physics, Australasian History

Author(s)
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2017
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Historical & Cultural Astronomy
Page amount
47 pages
Category
Natural Sciences
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9783319445212
Printed ISBN
978-3-319-44520-5

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