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

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