Griffith Observer: 1942: 12 Editions

Griffith Observer: 1942: 12 Editions

Griffith Observer: 1942 All 12 Editions ISSUES telescope eclipse Planetarium sky 

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Griffith Observer: 1942: 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. VI, No. 1 January 1942

- Vol. VI, No. 2 February 1942

- Vol. VI, No. 3 March 1942

- Vol. VI, No. 4 April 1942

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

- Vol. VI, No. 7 July 1942

- Vol. VI, No. 8 August 1942
- Vol. VI, No. 9 September 1942

- Vol. VI, No. 10 October 1942

- Vol. VI, No. 11 November 1942
- Vol. VI, No. 12 December 1942

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:

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
Christie, William H.
The Great Siberian Meteorite
of 1908 4 1942
Siberian, meteorite,
investigation, Kulik, "explosion, impact,
expedition, witness"
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
Cleminshaw, C. H. The Galaxies of Space 7 1942 GO, Planetarium, show
Cleminshaw, C. H. The North Star and The Big 7 1942 sky, observe, telescope,
Dipper North Star, Polaris, Dipper, locate
Cleminshaw, C. H. Eclipses of the Sun and Moon 8 1942 GO, Planetarium, show
author title mo year key words
Cleminshaw, C. H.
Some Interesting Telescopic
Objects 8 1942
telescope, observe, sky, interesting,
Jupiter, Saturn, Polaris, Cygnus, Lyra
Cleminshaw, C. H. The Sky from Pole to Pole 9 1942 Sky, chart, constellation, month
Anonymous Isaac Newton (1642-1727) 10 1942
Newton, life, law, motion, gravity, light,
reflecting, telescope
The Northern and Southern
Lights 10 1942
borealis, aurora, polar, Northern, Southern,
observe, sky, glow
Anonymous The Changing Moon 11 1942 GO, Planetarium, show
Anonymous Star Trails of Orion 11 1942 Orion, telescope, photo
Bunton, George
W. Lightning 12 1942
Lightning, thunder, storm, strike, electricity,
Anonymous Mariners’ Mercator Maps 12 1942
Mercator, map, navigation, sphere,
- Index to Volume VI, 1942 12 1942 GO, index


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