Biographical Encyclopedia of Astronomers

2014 Edition
| Editors: Thomas Hockey, Virginia Trimble, Thomas R. Williams, Katherine Bracher, Richard A. Jarrell, Jordan D. MarchéII, JoAnn Palmeri, Daniel W. E. Green

Spencer Jones, Harold

  • Keith Snedegar
Reference work entry

BornKensington, (London), England, 29 March 1890

Died Herstmonceux, (East Sussex), England, 3 November 1960
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Selected References

  1. Anon. (1947). John Couch Adams and the Discovery of Neptune. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. (As a loyal Cambridge-man, Spencer Jones contributed to this collection.)Google Scholar
  2. Spencer Jones, H. (1914). “The Absorption of Light in Space.” Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society 75: 4–16.ADSCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  3. — (1922). General Astronomy. London: E. Arnold and Co.Google Scholar
  4. — (1928). Catalogue of 4569 Stars from Observations with the Reversible Transit Circle Made at the Royal Observatory. London: H. M. Stationery Office.Google Scholar
  5. — (1932). “The Spectrum of Nova Pictoris (1925), 1931–32.” Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society 92: 728–730.Google Scholar
  6. — (1935). Worlds without End. London: English Universities Press.Google Scholar
  7. — (1939). “The Rotation of the Earth, and the Secular Accelerations of the Sun, Moon and Planets.” Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society 99: 541–558.Google Scholar
  8. — (1940). Life on Other Worlds. London: Hodder and Stoughton.Google Scholar
  9. — (1941). “The Solar Parallax and the Mass of the Moon from Observations of Eros at the Opposition of 1931.” Memoirs of the Royal Astronomical Society 76, no. 2: 11–66.Google Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Utah Valley State CollegeOremUSA