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Astronomers Royal through the Ages

Event

October
032008

13:00 - 14:00

Location

The Royal Society, London, 6-9 Carlton House Terrace, London, SW1Y 5AG

Overview

 

Sir Arnold Wolfendale FRS

In 1675, King Charles II caused the Royal Greenwich Observatory to be founded for the purpose of determining longitude at sea by 'the astronomical method'. This talk will look at the work of some of the interesting Astronomers Royal, who for centuries ran the observatory.


Astronomers Royal through the Ages

Public lecture by Sir Arnold Wolfendale FRS

The Royal Society, London 6-9 Carlton House Terrace London SW1Y 5AG UK