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The Great Space Weather Event during 1872 February Recorded in East Asia
The study of historical great geomagnetic storms is crucial for assessing the possible risks to the technological infrastructure of a modern society, caused by extreme space-weather events. TheExpand
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Making Kew Observatory: the Royal Society, the British Association and the politics of early Victorian science.
  • L. Macdonald
  • Sociology, Medicine
  • British journal for the history of science
  • 1 September 2015
Built in 1769 as a private observatory for King George III, Kew Observatory was taken over in 1842 by the British Association for the Advancement of Science (BAAS). It was then quickly transformedExpand
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Solar Position Measurements
An important – and very satisfying – task for the amateur solar observer is recording the Sun’s appearance each day and measuring the positions of sunspots and other features. Expand
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Sunspot Observations on 10 and 11 February 1917: A Case Study in Collating Known and Previously Undocumented Records
An extensive investigation of ships’ logs, as part of the ‘Old Weather’ citizen-science project, identified a sunspot observation made from HMS Hilary on 10 February 1917. This sunspot record wasExpand
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