Griffith Observer: 1940: 12 Editions

Griffith Observer: 1940: 12 Editions

Griffith Observer: 1940 All 12 Editions ISSUES complete year meteorites planets! 

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Griffith Observer: 1940: All 12 Editions

Conditions range from used to good. These came from a gentlemen who volunteered at the observatory for over 20 years!

This is an early set, great for collectors, hard to come by.


- Vol. IV, No. 1 January 1940

- Vol. IV, No. 2 February 1940

- Vol. IV, No. 3 March 1940

- Vol. IV, No. 4 April 1940

- Vol. IV, No. 5 May 1940
- Vol. IV, No. 6 June 1940

- Vol. IV, No. 7 July 1940

- Vol. IV, No. 8 August 1940
- Vol. IV, No. 9 September 1940

- Vol. IV, No. 10 October 1940

- Vol. IV, No. 11 November 1940
- Vol. IV, No. 12 December 1940

Established in 1937, the Griffith Observer is the Observatory’s own monthly magazine. The Griffith Observer contains popular articles on astronomy and information about activities and events at the Observatory.
Contains journals, calculations, graphs,
, observatory images, conference proceedings and other published materials

Articles Included:

Leonard, Frederick
The Goose Lake Siderite: The
Largest Known Meteorite of
California 1 1940
meteor, California, Goose, Lake, siderite,
Schmidt, investigation, Muroc, aerolite
Anonymous The Sky of 1940 1 1940 Sky, telescope, observe, planet, star
Where will Saturn Be on
January 1, 2440? 2 1940
Saturn, position, future, calculation,
How to find the Position of the
Sun Among the Stars for Any
day of the Year 2 1940
sky, position, Sun,
solstice, summer, winter, ecliptic
Baumgardt, Mars
Amateurs and Telescopes of
Early Southern California 3 1940
gold rush, railroad, Bliss, amateur,
telescope, Baumgardt, Lowe, Swift,
discovery, Griffith, Spalding, Hooker
Planetary Photographs from the
Griffith Observatory 3 1940 GO, photo, planet
Anonymous Causes of Eclipses 3 1940 eclipse, annular, moon, partial, phase, sun
Eight Thousand Eclipses of the
Sun 3 1940 Sun, eclipse, history
Anonymous The Variety of Stars 4 1940
Sirius, extreme, luminosity, temperature,
weight, dwarf
Van Osdel, Edgar
B. The Spectroheliograph 4 1940 spectroheliograph, camera, sun, photo
The Griffith-Brackett
Observatories Eclipse
Expedition (The General Story) 5 1940
GO, Brackett, Mexico, Elliot, Navy,
expedition, eclipse, Witney, Alter
Whitney, Walter T.
The Program Equipment, and
Personnel of the Eclipse
Expedition from the Frank P.
Brackett of Pomona College 5 1940
equipment, expedition, eclipse, Mexico,
Brackett, GO, telescope, camera,
Anonymous Record of the Eclipse 5 1940 Eclipse, record, photograph, Zeiss,
Bissell, Malcolm H.
“Down Under” - The Antarctic
Continent 6 1940
Antarctic, continent, Amundsen, size,
climate, geography
Anonymous Our Air and Other Gases 6 1940 air, atmosphere, gas, particles, Kaplan
Kaplan, Joseph A Laboratory Nebula 6 1940
nebula, atmosphere, earth, element,
excite, light, spectrum
Anonymous William Herschel 7 1940
Herschel, life, telescope, Jupiter, Saturn,
distance, star, Caroline
Leonard, Frederick
Meteorites or Immigrants from
Space 8 1940
meteor, asteroid, siderite, aerolite, iron,
discovery, retrieval
Anonymous Comets and Meteors 8 1940 GO, planetarium, show
Anonymous Observatories on the Moon? 9 1940
Moon, observatory, telescope,
dark, sky, size
Anonymous Double Stars 10 1940
binary, star, Herschel, Sirius, companion,
visual, double, spectroscopic, eclipse,
Anonymous Astronomers Monument 10 1940 GO, Monument
author title mo year key words
Anonymous Sunburned Mercury 11 1940
Mercury, surface, temperature, path,
phase, observe, sky, telescope, transit
Anonymous An Interesting New Comet 11 1940
Comet, Cunningham, observe, sky,
Anonymous Equatorial Venezuela 11 1940 Venezuela, equator, expedition
Anonymous The Christmas Star 12 1940
star, Christmas, Bible, Jesus, comet,
Halley, nova
Anonymous Our Calendar from Year to Year 12 1940
Julian, calendar, Gregorian, month, year,
week, equation
Anonymous Clock Of The Ages 12 1940 GO, clock, Cosmochron
- Index to Volume IV, 1940 12 1940 GO, index


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