A Voyage in Space/Index

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INDEX

  • Abbot, C. G., 200
  • Adams, J. C., 159-164, 178
  • Aerolite, Appley Bridge, 84
  • Aeroplanes, 67, 7173
  • Air Currents, 143
  • Airy, Sir G. B., 161-163
  • Aldebaran, 267
  • Algol, 131-137
  • Alice in Wonderland, 20
  • American and English discoveries, 179, 180
  • American tourist, 227
  • Andromeda, Great Nebula in, 113–115
  • Andromeda, Split Nebula in, 255
  • Apparatus for Gravity, 22, 45
  • Appley Bridge Aerolite, 84
  • Approach and recession, effects of, 270-277
  • Arcturus, 267
  • Argon, 78
  • Aristotle, 5, 13
  • Astrologers, 157
  • Astronomer Royal, 161–163, 180, 237
  • "Astronomical Reprobate," 133
  • Atmosphere of Earth, 63–81, 143
  • Atmosphere of Mars, 138-144
  • Atmosphere of Moon, 188
  • Atmosphere of Sun, 241-248
  • Atwood's machine, 29
  • Australian Solar Observatory, 231
 
  • Ball, Sir Robert, 18
  • Balloons, 67, 68, 74–78
  • Balls falling, 7–10
  • Barnard, E. E., 42, 109, 144,180
  • Base for measuring distances, 51–57
  • Bayeux tapestry, 40
  • Bellamy, F. A., 77
  • Bellamy, Miss E. F., 283
  • Betelgeuse, 267
  • Billiard balls, 44, 166, 286
  • Birds flying, 281–283
  • Black drop, 60
  • Bode, 150, 156, 160, 179, 230
  • Bolton, Scriven, 147
  • Boss, Lewis, 280, 288
  • Brahe, Tycho, 14-16
  • Bright stars, 251, 252, 261–263
  • Brightness of Corona, 243, 244
  • British Association, 78
  • Britons, Ancient, 193
  • Bull-roarer, 274
  • Burning-glass, 103, 266
 
  • Calcium Light, 218
  • Camberwell Beauties, 79
  • Cambridge, 26, 27, 161, 163
  • Camera, 91
  • Campbell, Elizabeth, 70
  • Campbell, W. W., 69, 70
  • Canals of Mars, 140
  • Cape of Good Hope Observatory, 57, 116
  • Carrington, R. C., 198, 199, 215, 224
  • Cavendish, Henry, 13
  • Cavorite, 3, 87
  • Cawthron, J., 231
  • Centre of our Cluster, 284–292
  • Ceres, 153-155, 178
  • Chamonix, 88
  • Chinese Sunspots, 197, 204, 206
  • Chromosphere, 216, 217
  • Cigar, lighting a, 50
  • Clark, Alvan, 106-108
  • Cluster, Gravity and centre of our, 284-292
  • Cluster in Hercules, 259
  • Cluster in Taurus, 280
  • Cluster in Ursa Major, 282-283
  • Coelostat, 119–123
  • Coin and Feather, 10
  • Cold of space, 68–69, 266
  • Collisions of Stars, 287, 288, 296, 298
  • Colour, 91, 101–104, 126–130, 273–277
  • Colour and musical scale, 273
  • Colour change with motion, 273–277
  • Colours of Double Stars, 277
  • Comets, 19, 35, 42
  • Common, A. A., 97
  • Convergence of movements, 280, 288–291
  • Cook, Captain James, 62
  • Corona, 241-248
  • Counts of Stars, 256-258
  • Coxwell, 75
  • Crabtree, 62
  • Crawling as effect of distance, 269, 280
  • Czar of Russia, 107
 
  • Daily Graphic, 112
  • Daily Mirror, 251
  • Damping oscillations, 33
  • Dark stars, 132–137, 252–257
  • Darwin, Charles, 9
  • Darwin, Sir G. H., 45
  • Davidson, George, 108
  • Dawes, Rev. W. R., 106
  • Deception in size, 260–263
  • Dewar, Sir James, 30, 80
  • Diamonds, formation of, 83
  • Diffraction, 61
  • Discoveries in England and America, 179, 180
  • Distance measurements, 49–63
  • Distance of Planets, 150
  • Distance of Stars, 89, 214, 262-270
  • Distance of Sun, 88, 211
  • Disturbance on Sun, 199
  • Double Stars, 276–279
 
  • Eagle, 268
  • Earth seen from Mars, 145, 146
  • Echo, 167, 249
  • Eclipses, 119, 132–137, 165-169, 235–242
  • Eclipse imitated, 235–242
  • Eclipse of Moon, 231
  • Eclipse of Sun, 232–242
  • Eclipse Tracks, 233
  • Egypt Eclipse, 248
  • Ellipse, 17, 28
  • England and America, discoveries, 179–180
  • England, next Eclipse in, 234, 235
  • Englishman, 38, 267, 268
  • Escalators, 229
  • Eyepiece, in, 123
 
  • Faraday, Michael, 169
  • Field of View in Telescopes, 105, 113
  • Fixed Stars, 267, 268
  • Flatness of Clusters, 283
  • Fog in Space, 265
  • Foucault, 29, 32
 
  • Galileo, 7–9, 12, 24–29, 43–49, 77, 81, 123, 179, 196, 197, 295
  • Galle, 163
  • Gauss, 155
  • Geneva, Lake (near Chicago), 110
  • George III, King, 95
  • George V, King, 115
  • Georgium Sidus, 95

Gilbert, W. S., 220, 268

  • Gill, Sir D., 261, 269
  • Glacier, movement of, 294
  • Glaisher, James, 74, 75
  • Golf balls, hitting, 296
  • Grahame-White, 72, 73
  • Grating, 129
  • Gravity, 5, 10–13, 21, 45, 153, 278, 284, 288
  • Gray, 32
  • Great Bear, 282
  • Green, Mr. (of Royal Inst.), 174
  • Green, N. E., 138, 140
  • Greenwich, 57, 161, 162, 180, 195, 230
  • Gregory, 82-85
  • Griffith, George, 4, 164
  • Groups of Stars, 278–284
  • Grubb, Sir H., 116
  • Gulliver's Travels, 106
  • Gyro compass, 32–34
  • Gyroscope, 32, 33, 181, 182
  • Hagen, J. G., 29
  • Haggard, Rider, Sir, 165, 166
  • Hale, G. E., 99, 121–126, 137, 221, 222, 230
  • Halley, E., 27, 28, 36–40, 162, 267, 268
  • Halley's Comet, 19, 38–40, 201–202
  • Halos round Star images, 251
  • Hamburg, 107
  • Hansky, 214–218
  • Harvard Observatory, 97, 178
  • Heath, J. (of Royal Inst.), 64, 175, 176
  • Heat of Sun, 206–211
  • Height of Mountains in Moon, 184–187
  • Helium, 79
  • Hencke, 155
  • Herschel, Caroline, 95, 107
  • Herschel, William, 93–96, 107, 156, 198
  • Hertz, 169
  • Hevelius, 91
  • Hodgson, R., 198, 199, 215, 224
  • Hollis, H. P., 39
  • Home Rule, 146, 147
  • Honeymoon in Space, 4, 164
  • Hooke, R., 25–28
  • Horrox, J., 62–64
  • Huggins, Sir W., 212, 218, 271
  • Hydrogen on Sun, 220–223
 
  • Icaromenippus, 1
  • Illustrated London News, 204
  • Image in Telescope, 111–113
  • Iron filings and magnet, 220
 
  • Japanese Eclipse, 119, 237
  • Jerusalem, 40
  • Jockey, 111, 112
  • Josephus, 39
  • Juno, 155
  • Jupiter, 147–149, 152, 157, 180, 202, 231
  • Jupiter's Satellites, 109, 164–169, 179, 231
 
  • Kapteyn, J. C., 289, 291
  • Kelvin, Lord, 210, 211
  • Kepler, 16–21, 27, 153
  • Kinematograph, 287
  • King Solomon's Mines, 165
  • Kish-wau-ke-toc, 110
  • Kites, 67, 75, 76
 
  • Ladies of Mount Wilson Staff, 124
  • Layers of Air, 67
  • Lens, 102
  • Leonid Meteors, 203–206
  • Leverrier, U. J., 159–164, 178
  • Lick, James, 107–109
  • Lick Observatory, 70, 107, 116, 180
  • Life on Planets, 140–146, 187
  • Light, Velocity of, 89, 168, 250
  • Light-years, 262, 282, 283
  • Liquid Air, 140, 188–191, 266
  • Los Angeles, 99, 127
  • Lowell, Percival, 142–144
  • Lucian, 1
 
  • Maelstrom, 222
  • Magdeburg Hemispheres, 64, 65
  • Magnetic Storms, 228, 229
  • Magnetism of Sun, 219–223
  • Magnifying power, 111
  • Magnitudes of Stars, 257, 258
  • Mars, 69, 70, 106, 138–148, 152, 157, 180, 187
  • Mars, Moons of, 106
  • Matilda, Queen, 40
  • Maunder, E. W., 224–230
  • Maundeville, Sir J., 54
  • Maxwell, J. Clerk, 149, 150, 169
  • McClean, Dr. F., 115
  • Melotte, P. J., 180, 181
  • Mercury, 157, 295
  • Meteorological Office, 67, 78
  • Meteors, 79–85, 200–206
  • Meteors causing Sunspots, 200–206
  • Migrating, 284–294
  • Milky Way, 251, 291, 292
  • Minor planets, 152–156
  • Mirror, 92-98, 103
  • Momentum, Angular, 176–177
  • Mont Blanc, 88
  • Moon, 2–4, 13, 21, 47–56, 86, 87, 157, 165, 173–174, 182–188, 225
  • Moon, "First Men in," 3
  • Mountains in Moon, 184–187
  • Mount Whitney, 69, 70
  • Mount Wilson, 69, 97-99, 120–124, 221
  • Motor-car, 271
  • Murray, Sir James, 71
 
  • Nasmyth, James, 213, 218
  • Nasmyth and Carpenter, 185
  • Nautical Almanac, 186
  • Nebula in Cygnus, 256
  • Nebula, Great, in Andromeda, 113–115
  • Nebula round Nova Persei, 297
  • Nebula, Split.in Andromeda, 255
  • Nelson, Horatio, 62
  • Neon, 79
  • Neptune, 160–164, 180, 295
  • Newton, Sir Isaac, 12, 20–29, 34–37, 153, 278
  • New Zealand, Solar Observatory, 231
  • Nicholson, S. B., 180, 181
  • Nile floods, 142
  • Normans, 40
  • North Pole, 34
  • Nova Persei, 296–298
  • Object glass, 123
  • Obscuring patches, 252–257
  • Oil in alcohol and water, 174–175
  • Origin of planets, 170
  • Oxford, 27, 37, 65,71, 268, 292
  • Oxford Radcliffe Observatory, 183
  • Oxford University Observatory, 119
  • Pallas, 155
  • Pan, Peter, 31
  • Parabola, 35-38
  • Parallax (see distance)
  • Paris Observatory, 164
  • Parsons, Hon. C. A., 83, 96
  • Pasadena, 99, 127
  • Patience (operetta), 220
  • Pearson's Magazine, 47, 48
  • Pendulum, 29–31, 43, 44, 285, 290, 295
  • Perrine, C. D., 180, 181
  • Perturbations, 158–164, 202
  • Petrograd, 107
  • Phoebe, 177–182
  • Photography of Stars, 117, 118
  • Piazzi, 152, 154, 178
  • Pickering, W. H., 178
  • Pisa, 7–9, 26, 43
  • Pleiades, movements of, 279
  • Plumb-line, 33
  • Polarization of Corona, 244–248
  • Poles of Mars, 139, 145
  • Police, Astronomical, 152, 156
  • Pressure of Air, 64–71
  • Prism, 101, 129
  • Proctor, R. A., 280, 281
  • Prominences, 216, 217
  • Ptolemy, 267
  • Pulkovo, 107
  • Punch, 133
  • Puppets, 260, 261
 
  • Radium, 210, 211
  • Ramsay, Sir W., 79
  • Range-finder, 55
  • Rapid Stars, distances of, 269
  • Rayleigh, Lord, 72, 78
  • Reed, E. J., 133
  • Refraction, 99–102
  • Repsolds, 107
  • Retrograde Satellites, 180–182
  • Ribbons, coloured, 130
  • Riffelberg, 88
  • Roemer, O., 168, 169
  • Rosse, Lord, 96, 104, 115
  • Rotation, effects of, 170–177
  • Rotation of Earth, 29–34, 116
  • Rotation of Sun, 195–198, 228 230
  • Royal Astronomical Society, 21, 184
  • Royal Institution, 169
  • Royal Society, 26, 28
  • Russell, John, R.A., 183
 
  • St. Andrews, 296
  • St. John, C. E., 222, 224
  • San Francisco Earthquake, 108
  • Satellites, formation of, 175, 208
  • Saturn, 149, 157, 178–180, 202–206, 275–277
  • Saturn, Ring of, 275–277
  • Saturn, Satellites of, 165, 178, 181
  • Saunder, S. A., 183-184
  • Scale and colour compared, 273
  • Selenium, 134
  • Shadows of Lunar Mountains, 185
  • Shakespeare, 24
  • Shrinking of Sun, 174–177, 208–211
  • Sights for observing, 15
  • Sirius, 128, 262, 267, 282
  • Sizes of Stars, 260–264
  • Snow Horizontal Telescope, 120
  • Sodium lines, 128
  • Somersaults of Planets, 181, 182
  • Sound, 85, 86, 167, 249
  • Southern Cross, 251
  • Spectroheliograph, 131, 216 223
  • Spectroscope, 126–130,275–277
  • Spider for balloons, 69, 77, 78
  • Spreading of light, 264, 265
  • Squint, 49–57, 262, 270
  • Stars, distance of, 89
  • Stars, streaming of, 284–291
  • Stebbins, Joel, 134–137
  • Stonehenge, 193, 194
  • Stratton, F. J. M., 182
  • Sun, 157, 192–248, 292–295
  • Sun, distance of, 57–63, 88, 211
  • Sun, movement of, 292–295
  • Sun, photograph of, 195–196
  • Sunrise, 193
  • Sunspots, 195–198, 200–206
  • Sun worship, 194
  • Surface of Sun, 212–216
  • Swift, Dean, 106
  • Sykes, G., 144
 
  • Taurus, Stream in, 280
  • Telescope, 87–137
  • Tennyson, A., 106, 268, 269, 297
  • Theoria Motus, 155
  • Tides, 226, 227
  • Titius, 151
  • Totem posts, 65, 66
  • Tower Telescope, 121–126, 137
  • Tracks of Eclipses, 233
  • Train whistling, 271
  • Tramp Abroad, 88, 294
  • Transit of Venus, 57-63
  • Trinity College, Cambridge, 26
  • Trouvelot, 114, 115
  • Turn-table, 177
  • Twain, Mark, 88, 294
 
  • Uraniborg, 15
  • Uranus, 95, 156, 158–164, 180
 
  • Vanishing Point, 281
  • Vatican Observatory, 29
  • Venus, 157
  • Venus, Transit of, 57–63
  • Verne, Jules, 2, 3, 11–13, 86, 87, 138, 183
  • Vesta, 155
  • Vesuvius, 185
  • Victoria Telescope, 115
  • Voyage in Space, 1, 266, 294
  • Wallace, A. R., 141
  • Waltzing of Stars, 277–279
  • Washington Observatory, 106
  • Water on Planets, 140–146, 188–189
  • Watts, Dr. I., 116
  • Week, Days of, 156
  • Wells, H. G., 3, 87, 183, 188, 189
  • Westminster Abbey, 164
  • Whitworth Planes, 65
  • Windmills, 72
  • Wireless Telegraphy, 170
  • Wireless Vibrations, 250, 293
  • Wolf's Sunspot numbers, 201
 
  • Xenon, 79
  • Yerkes, C. T., 109
  • Yerkes Observatory, 42, 104, 109, 110, 116
 
  • Zodiac, 117, 153, 250