The New International Encyclopædia/Rambaut, Arthur Alcock

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RAMBAUT, Arthur Alcock (1859—). An English astronomer, born in Waterford and educated at Trinity College, Dublin. He was assistant in astronomy there from 1882 to 1892, when he became royal astronomer of Ireland; and in 1897 he was appointed Radcliffe observer at Oxford. His valuable astronomical papers are to be found in Transactions and Proceedings of the Royal Society, of the Royal Diblin Society, of the Royal Irish Academy, and of the Royal Astronomical Society.