Griffith Observer: 1949: 12 Editions

Griffith Observer: 1949: 12 Editions

Griffith Observer: 1949 All 12 Editions ISSUES complete year comet observatory! 

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Griffith Observer: 1949: All 12 Editions

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


- Vol. XIII, No. 1 January 1949

- Vol. XIII, No. 2 February 1949

- Vol. XIII, No. 3 March 1949

- Vol. XIII, No. 4 April 1949

- Vol. XIII, No. 5 May 1949
- Vol. XIII, No. 6 June 1949

- Vol. XIII, No. 7 July 1949

- Vol. XIII, No. 8 August 1949
- Vol. XIII, No. 9 September 1949

- Vol. XIII, No. 10 October 1949

- Vol. XIII, No. 11 November 1949
- Vol. XIII, No. 12 December 1949

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:

Nicholson, Seth B.
The Zurich Meeting of the
International Astronomical Union 1 1949
Astronomical Union, Zurich, commission,
Cleminshaw, C. H. The Moon and Planets in 1949 1 1949
Venus, Mercury, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn,
Neptune, Moon, observe, sky, telescope
The Adjustment of the Hale 200-
inch Telescope at Palomar 1 1949 Palomar, telescope, adjust, mirror
Cleminshaw, C. H. Weighing the Sun 2 1949
Newton, gravity, Sun,
Earth, weight, mass, equation, density
Alter, Dinsmore
Why Force Toward the Sun
Takes a Planet Around the Sun 2 1949 Sun, force, mass, satellite, orbit, focus
author title mo year key words
Alter, Dinsmore The Creed of Science 2 1949 creed, believe, science, metaphysics
Alter, Dinsmore
The Importance and Nature of
the Asteroids 3 1949 asteroid, Jupiter, Eros, Earth
Brouwer, Dirk
The Work of Commission 20 of
the International Astronomical
Union 3 1949
minor planet, commission, union, comet,
position, orbit, asteroid
Herget, Paul
Cooperation on Asteroid
Problems 3 1949
danger, asteroid, cooperation, find,
observe, opposition
Leland E. Determination of Asteroid Orbits 3 1949
asteroid, orbit, Ceres, Piazzi, perturb,
definitive, calculator, binary
Cleminshaw, C. H. A Start on the Stars 4 1949
celestial, sphere, constellation, sky,
observe, telescope, horizon, meridian
Alter, Dinsmore
The Performance of the Hale
Telescope 4 1949 Hale, telescope, work, adjustment, mirror
Alter, Dinsmore Russell W. Porter 5 1949 Porter, Vermont, Wilson, Hale, death
Alter, Dinsmore Clyde Fisher 5 1949 Fisher, death, teach, GO
Baumgardt, Mars
The Los Angeles Astronomical
Society 6 1949
Los Angeles, society, amateur, telescope,
Freeman, H. L.
The Los Angeles Astronomical
Society: Present Activities and
Future Plans 6 1949
Los Angeles, society, activities, amateur,
future, observe, telescope, cultural
Alter, Dinsmore
Space Travel Projectors: A
novel type of planetarium show
produced by a new
instrument 7 1949
GO, planetarium,
instrument, projector, Zeiss
Cave, Thomas R.
Cragg, Thomas A. A Recent Observation of Saturn 7 1949 Saturn, observation, drawing, ring
Alter, Dinsmore A Close Red Dwarf Double Star 7 1949 red, dwarf, binary, motion, proper
Alter, Dinsmore
Observational Programs for
Amateur Astronomers 8 1949
amateur, telescope,
observe, program, build, zodiac, meteor
Cleminshaw, C. H. The Forty Nearest Stars 8 1949
parallax, near, star, visual, magnitude, real,
motion, spectra, velocity
Alter, Dinsmore
The Big Schmidt and the
National Geographic Society -
Palomar Observatory Sky
Survey 9 1949
Palomar, Geographic., sky, survey, Lick,
Schmidt, Hale, red, nebula
Bunton, George
W. Freeman,
Harry L.
The First Annual Conference of
Western Amateur Astronomers 10 1949
Western, amateur, conference, telescope,
build, observe, sky
Cleminshaw, C. H.
The Retrograde Motions of the
Planets 10 1949
retrograde, planet, orbit, Earth, Mars,
equation, Saturn, Neptune
Alter, Dinsmore
Origin of the Solar System:
Some facts which must be
explained by any satisfactory
hypothesis 11 1949
Earth, formation, universe, solar system,
Sun, temperature, planet, orbit
Cleminshaw, C. H. The Moon’s Path in the Sky 12 1949
Moon, observe, sky, path, position,
solstice, ecliptic, phase


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