Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, Volume 59

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Priestley and Weale, 1899 - Astronomy
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Page 184 - It also seems a natural and proper corollary to these propositions (unless it shall appear that stones meeting the earth are destroyed in the air), that the larger meteorites moving in our solar system are allied much more closely with the group of comets of short period than •with the comets whose orbits are nearly parabolic.
Page 218 - Co. ; he retired from the firm on its amalgamation with a number of other banks and conversion into a limited company in 1896. He twice married, his first wife being Mary Walker Leatham, of the well.known Yorkshire family, by whom he had two sons and one daughter, of whom only one, Robert Barclay, is now living. On his marriage, he took up his residence at the Limes, Walthamstow, coming into possession of Knott's Green on his father's death. His second wife, Margaret Exton, of Hitchin, survives him,...
Page 581 - OS), about nine o'clock at night, a spot in the largest of the three obscure belts of Jupiter ; and that, observing it from time to time, he found that, within two hours after, the said spot had moved east to west about half the length of the diameter. It is situated in the northern part of the southern belt. Its diameter is one-tenth of Jupiter ; its centre, when nearest, is distant from that of Jupiter about one-third of the semi-diameter of the planet.
Page 579 - MST (Camb.) three belts only were seen. The broad one lying a little south of the equator had no longer its sides parallel, as on January 28, but a deep hollow on the south edge, reaching nearly across on the p. side.
Page 227 - Perigal walked up the steep Groom's Hill to the reception without apparently the least distress, being himself a year older than the distinguished nonagenarian. During the last year or two, however, his strength had failed, and he died peacefully on 1898 June 6. In early life he was a clerk in the Privy Council office, but, being pensioned somewhat early, joined Mr. Tudor, a family connection, in his stockbroking business. With the greatest regularity he spent, for many years, his days in the office...

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