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Page 144 - Of the seven stars whose spectra are here announced as of Type IV., the first, second and seventh are normal. The spectra of the others contain rays of much shorter wave-length than ordinary fourth type stars.
Page 145 - Curiously enough, in the margin of the principal MS. there is a note In Greek by some unknown writer, who says that he ' once saw one of these creatures which had been sent to our King by the Ruler in Alexandria, and the barbarian who brought the animal called it fopd</>is.
Page 48 - Nos. 3 and 6. April 12, 1907. 128. Missing Durchmusterung Stars. April 26, 1907. 129. 15 New Variable Stars in Harvard Maps, Nos. 31 and 62. May 10, 1907. 130. 71 New Variable Stars in Harvard Maps, Nos. 9, 12, 21, 48, and 51. July 13, 1907. Besides the more important publications which have been described above, numerous minor publications have been made by the officers of the Observatory, and are summarized in the University Gazette. Buildings and Grounds. — The temporary character of the greater...
Page 145 - Stars having spectra of the fourth type are commonly regarded as red stars ;" which indicates that the Harvard observers considered that, in general, stars of Class R are not red.
Page 132 - Estimates from these plates gave the approximate limiting magnitudes, 8.2 to 9.2. This object was found to be variable by Mrs. Fleming on November 26, 1904, but since the change was slight, about half a magnitude, on the plates examined, publication was withheld until the star was rediscovered independently by Miss Leavitt in her examination of the Harvard Maps of the Sky. She found a change of about 0.7 magn.
Page 146 - Camelopardalus was given to it by Hevelius, Prodromus Astronomiae, 1690, both in the Catalogue and on the Maps. The spelling Camelopardalus also appears in the following works : — Flamsteed. 1725. Johannis Hevelii Catalogus Stellarum Fixarum, 1660, p. 68. Flamsteed. 1725. Catalogus Britannicus, 1689, p. 40. Herschel, W. Fourth Catalogue of the Brightness of the Stars. Phil. Trans. 1799, p. 138. Herschel, J. and South. Distances and Positions of 380 Double and Triple Stars.

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