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Bond, William Cranch, 1789-1859

 Person

Found in 34 Collections and/or Records:

Chronometers, 1851-10-06/1853-07-01 Digital

Item — Box: 4Identifier: KG11365-6, phaedra0144
Scope and Contents:

Telegraph Signals; Sidereal Chronometer Records; R.F. Bond to Halifax; Chronometer sent to Charleston, South Carolina; Mean Time Clock; Time for Boston; Transit of Arcturus

Chronometers (Annular Eclipse 5/26/1854), 1853-07-01/1855-04-21 Digital

Item — Box: 4Identifier: KG11365-6, phaedra0145
Scope and Contents:

Daily time records; Annular Eclipse of May 26; Remarks by W.C.B.; Meteorological Remarks

[Comets and Double Stars], Volume 1, 1848-11-01/1849-02-01 Digital

Item — Box: 4Identifier: KG11365-6, phaedra0154
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1848 June Measures of the Observatory Buildings Piers and Instruments.

Ring of Saturn and other observations relating to planet including satellites; Enckes Comet; Observations of Jupiter; New comet first seen [Saturday, Nov. 25th]; Mercury; New satellite of Saturn [Dec. 18th]; Petersen's Comet; Nebula R 0h39m Dec -26 ..13'; Examination of Collimation of G[reat] R[efractor][Dec 28th]; Orion; satellite of Neptune; Notes on viewing conditions; Errors of the Equatorial [p. 605]

Drawings of sunspots by William Cranch Bond, approximately 1847-1849, 1847-1849

Sub-Series Identifier: HUG 1225 and HUG 1226, HUG 1225.7
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Hand-drawn observations.

Equatorial, 1858-09-25/1858-11-11 Digital

Item — Box: 4Identifier: KG11365-6, phaedra0182
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Observations: Donati's Comet; Asteroid Searle; Photography; Tuttle Comet VII; Searle's Planet; Collection of Memoranda relating to naked eye view of Comet of Donati in Sept. & Oct. 1858; [newsprint clipping] Boston Daily Advertiser: The Great Comet of 1858; ephemeris of Mr. Schubert's Asteroid; Ephemeris of Comet VIII; Ephemeris of Comet V

Numerous sketches of Comet of Donati

Equatorial, Volume 1, 1846-10-01/1847-07-01 Digital

Item — Box: 4Identifier: KG11365-6, phaedra0156
Scope and Contents:

Observations on the New Planet; Observations of Meteors over several nights; Jupiter; Possible double star; Corrections for Refraction; Observations on Neptune Oct 1846 to Jun 1847; Andromeda; Saturn; Notice f Comet sent to [list inludes J.Q. Adams, Washington D.C.; First Observations with the Great Refractor [p. 65]; Great Equatorial Observations June 30th 1847; Elements of the Comet of March 4th 1847 From Observations on March 5th, 12th, 19th

Equatorial, Volume 1, 1847-07-01/1847-12-01 Digital

Item — Box: 4Identifier: KG11365-6, phaedra0157
Scope and Contents: Opposition of Neptune; Observations on the Comet, July 1847; Observation of the Moon; First Occultation observed with the Great Refractor;; Note on observing the "division of Saturn's ring" [Aug 27th 1847]; Great Nebula in Andromeda; Jupiter; Immersion of 29 Ophiuci; Observations of Lasell's Satellite of Neptune; Mars; Observations of Venus; Observations for Personal Equations with Prof. S.C. Walker"Rev J H Clinch with us -"Maria Mitchell's Comet...

Equatorial, Volume 1, 1847-12-01/1848-08-01 Digital

Item — Box: 4Identifier: KG11365-6, phaedra0158
Scope and Contents: Dimensions of Pier; Nebula in Andromeda; Nebula in Orion; Colla's Comet; Observations of Jupiter; New Nebula; Mauvais Comet; Polaris; Hind's New Star (Nova Ophiuci No. 2); xi Ursa Majoris; epsilon Bootis; Neptune; Saturn; Opposition of Neptune with a star of the 8th magnitude; Ephemeris of Encke's Comet for 1848 Computed by Prof. Peirce; Ephemeris of Colla's Comet (from C. con Litrow; Miss Mitchell's Comet; Ephemeris of Great Elongation of Satellites of UranusNebula in Andromeda;...

Equatorial, Volume 1, 1847-11-01/1848-02-01 Digital

Item — Box: 4Identifier: KG11365-6, phaedra0159
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Powers of the different eyepieces of the Great Telescope

Orion Nebula; Mars; Jupiter; Lyra; Uranus and satellite; Trapezium; Andromeda; Occultation of 80 Piscium; 29 Ophiuci

Drawings / Star Maps: pp. 260, 266, 267, 268, 270, 271, 272, 274, 283, 288, 292, 294, 295, 310, 319, 326, 327, 328, 331, 332

Equatorial, Volume 3, 1855-01-13/1856-04-01 Digital

Item — Box: 4Identifier: KG11365-6, phaedra0173
Scope and Contents: Observations: Saturn; Occultation of 19 Cancri by the Moon; Occultation of Uranus; Procyon; Occultation of Venus; Occultation of 46 Leonis; Personal Equation between W.C.B. and P.S.C.; Jupiter; Conjunction of Satellites; Neptune; Venus; Mars; Stars in the vicinity of Procyon; Ephemeris of de Vico Comet for 1855.Newspaper cutting pasted onto inner back cover: Nantucket Inquirer; Friday, Dec. 14, 1855: Letter to the Editor on discovery of a cometImages: Jupiter; Saturn;...

Harvard Transit Circle, 1855-08-01/1855-09-25 Digital

Item — Box: 1Identifier: KG11365-6, phaedra0021
Scope and Contents:

This collection contains over 2500 logbooks and notebooks produced by the Harvard Computers and early Harvard astronomers.

Letters from William Cranch Bond to his son and others, 1845-1851, 1845-1851

Sub-Series Identifier: HUG 1225 and HUG 1226, HUG 1225.5
Scope and Content:

This collection holds papers relating to the work and life of the William Cranch Bond family of Massachusetts. It includes several later family chronicles written by Elizabeth L. Bond.

Sidereal and Mean Time Clocks, 1856-01-01/1856-04-21 Digital

Item — Box: 4Identifier: KG11365-6, phaedra0146
Scope and Contents: Comparisons by 12MT- Comparators -1107 and 1508; Comparison of chronometers with MTC - by aid of 6hr; Comparisons with comparator No. 1508; 1855 June 5th Last comparison before embarcation; Direct comparisons; Comparison of chronometer Thomas Adams No 3585;Comparator Y (No. 1107 -)(copied from the paper found in the top); Sidereal Chronometer No. 3585; Errors of Chronometers on Greenwich M.S.T.; Notes documenting return of specific chronometers following examination; Direct comparison of...

Sidereal and Mean Time Clocks, 1856-07-02/1857-02-27 Digital

Item — Box: 4Identifier: KG11365-6, phaedra0148
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Questions propounded by Mr Briggs, relative to his clock with a circulating pendulum; Comparison of sidereal clock with that containing Briggs patent circulating pendulum; recorded chronometer timings; Lieut. Ives set up his transit instrument on the stand of our variation-transit and obtained the following y E.C. and the Spring-governor.; Result, time to be given 4 1/2 seconds sooner at Cambridge than the bells at Boston should strike.

Telegraph, 1848-07-06/1848-10-28 Digital

Item — Box: 4Identifier: KG11365-6, phaedra0143
Scope and Contents:

Programme of Telegraph operations from Cambridge observatory (C) to Newyork [sic] Observatory (N) for 1848

Observations for clock corrections for Telegraph Operations; Transits July 8th 1848; Aurora; E Bootis, a2 Libra, B Librae, a Corona Borealis, a Serpentis; Polaris; Spica; Lyra; Star Signals; Immersion of Librae; Observations for Personal equation between WCB and Prof. Loomis; Arcturus illumination day light.

Transit Circle, 1849-09-26/1849-11-29 Digital

Item — Box: 1Identifier: KG11365-6, phaedra0003
Scope and Contents:

This collection contains over 2500 logbooks and notebooks produced by the Harvard Computers and early Harvard astronomers.

Transit Circle, 1850-02-06/1850-04-30 Digital

Item — Box: 1Identifier: KG11365-6, phaedra0005
Scope and Contents:

This collection contains over 2500 logbooks and notebooks produced by the Harvard Computers and early Harvard astronomers.

Transit Circle, 1850-05-01/1850-10-20 Digital

Item — Box: 1Identifier: KG11365-6, phaedra0006
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Contains a note of introduction for Charles W. Tuttle (1850-07-12)

Transit Circle, 1850-10-21/1850-12-26 Digital

Item — Box: 1Identifier: KG11365-6, phaedra0007
Scope and Contents:

This collection contains over 2500 logbooks and notebooks produced by the Harvard Computers and early Harvard astronomers.

Transit Circle, 1852-01-15/1852-06-28 Digital

Item — Box: 1Identifier: KG11365-6, phaedra0012
Scope and Contents:

This collection contains over 2500 logbooks and notebooks produced by the Harvard Computers and early Harvard astronomers.

Transit Circle, 1852-06-28/1852-12-05 Digital

Item — Box: 1Identifier: KG11365-6, phaedra0013
Scope and Contents:

This collection contains over 2500 logbooks and notebooks produced by the Harvard Computers and early Harvard astronomers.

Transit Circle, 1854-02-28/1854-08-15 Digital

Item — Box: 1Identifier: KG11365-6, phaedra0016
Scope and Contents:

This collection contains over 2500 logbooks and notebooks produced by the Harvard Computers and early Harvard astronomers.

Transit Circle, 1854-11-27/1855-01-25 Digital

Item — Box: 1Identifier: KG11365-6, phaedra0018
Scope and Contents:

This collection contains over 2500 logbooks and notebooks produced by the Harvard Computers and early Harvard astronomers.

Transit Circle, 1855-01-25/1855-05-06 Digital

Item — Box: 1Identifier: KG11365-6, phaedra0019
Scope and Contents:

This collection contains over 2500 logbooks and notebooks produced by the Harvard Computers and early Harvard astronomers.

Transit Circle, 1855-05-06/1855-07-31 Digital

Item — Box: 1Identifier: KG11365-6, phaedra0020
Scope and Contents:

This collection contains over 2500 logbooks and notebooks produced by the Harvard Computers and early Harvard astronomers.

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