Griffith Observer: 1940-1943: 17 Editions

Griffith Observer: 1940-1943: 17 Editions

Griffith Observer 1940-1943 17 Editions ISSUES dipper eclipse telescope articles 

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Griffith Observatory 



Griffith Observer: 1940-1943: 17 Editions
from Various Years

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


- Vol. IV, No. 1 January 1940

- Vol. IV, No. 6 June 1940 (BACK COVER HAS SOME DAMAGE)

- Vol. IV, No. 10 October 1940

- Vol. V, No. 6 June 1941

- Vol. V, No. 7 July 1941

- Vol. VI, No. 1 January 1942

- Vol. VI, No. 2 February 1942

- Vol. VI, No. 3 March 1942

- Vol. VI, No. 5 May 1942
- Vol. VI, No. 6 June 1942

- Vol. VI, No. 9 September 1942 (COVER HAS SLIGHT DAMAGE)

- Vol. VII, No. 2 February 1943

- Vol. VII, No. 3 March 1943

- Vol. VII, No. 5 May 1943

- Vol. VII, No. 8 August 1943
- Vol. VII, No. 9 September 1943

- Vol. VII, No. 12 December 1943

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:

Bissell, Malcolm H.
The Next Two Billion Years: The
Past as a Preface (Part 1 of 2) 6 1941
history, earth, geology, ice age, climate,
coral, fossil
Ancient Measures of the
Distance to the Moon 6 1941
Moon, Aristarchus, Greece, eclipse,
Bower, E. C. Telling Time from the Stars 6 1941
Dipper, time, observation, sky, Polaris,
Bissell, Malcolm H.
The Next Two Billion Years
(Part 2 of 2) 7 1941
glacial, period, climate, man, Tertiary,
cycle, geologic, deforestation, civilization,
Anonymous Queen of the Evening Sky 7 1941 Venus, sky, observe, telescope Cleminshaw, C. H. Galileo 1 1942
Galileo, death, pendulum, telescope,
moon, Jupiter, satellite, Saturn, Venus,
Sun, spot, Church
Alter, Dinsmore Seeing 1942 in the Sky 1 1942 sky, observe, eclipse, telescope, planet
Cleminshaw, C. H. The Time of Day 2 1942
clock, time, Sun, Regulus, solar, day,
sidereal, daylight savings
Cleminshaw, C. H. The 200-Inch Telescope 2 1942 Palomar, telescope, build, photo
Alter, Dinsmore
Helping the Astronomy Student
(Part 1 of 2) 2 1942 teach, student, well, improve, class
Kuiper, Gerald P. The Nearest Stars 3 1942
near, star, Wolf 359, Canopus, Vega,
sampling, parallax, mainsequence,
Hertzsprung- Russell
Alter, Dinsmore
Some Common Astronomical
Terms 3 1942
definition, light year, parsec, parallax,
proper motion, blink survey, magnitude,
spectral type
Alter, Dinsmore
Helping the Astronomy Student
(Part 2 of 2) 3 1942
teacher, model, coordinate, altazimuth,
build, aberration, light Alter, Dinsmore
Stamps Commemorate
Observatory Dedication 5 1942
Stamp, Mexico, first, Observatory,
National, commemorate
Cleminshaw, C. H.
The Discoveries of Uranus and
Neptune 5 1942
Uranus, Neptune, Herschel, Newton,
Adams, discovery, Leverrier, Galle
Revised Wartime Schedule of
the Griffith Observatory 5 1942 GO, war, schedule
Alter, Dinsmore
The Mohammedan Era in
Astronomy 6 1942
Russia, Tamerlane, palace, discovery,
Almagest, Ptolemy, Al Mamun,
Albategnuis, Persia, Baghdad, Arabic,
almanac, zenith
Cleminshaw, C. H. The Polar Sky 6 1942 GO, Planetarium, show Herbig, George H.
Advances in Astronomical
Photography 2 1943
telescope, photography, color, plate, red,
Cleminshaw, C. H. Two Eclipses in February 2 1943 sun, solar, eclipse, total, lunar, moon
Cleminshaw, C. H. The New Comet 2 1943 Whipple, comet, discovery, Harvard
Cleminshaw, C. H.
Celestial Navigation
(Planetarium Subject for March) 3 1943
celestial, navigation, declination, time,
zone, equinox, zenith, azimuth, altitude Pettit, Edison Watches and Chronometers 8 1943
time, chronometer, watch, movement,
clock, gear, jewel, wound
Cleminshaw, C. H. Trails of Circumpolar Stars 8 1943
star, circumpolar, North
Star, Polaris, photography, exposure
The Galaxies of Space
(Planetarium Show for August) 8 1943 GO, Planetarium
Clements, Thomas
Can Science Predict
Earthquakes? 9 1943
earthquake, fault, California, predict, fore
author title mo year key words
Cleminshaw, C. H. Other Solar Systems 9 1943
planet, sun, extra solar, Sirius, binary,
Cygni, companion, Ophiuchi, Cincinnati
Cleminshaw, C. H. A Typical Oil Field 9 1943 GO, exhibit, oil, well


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