Realm of Science November 20th 1914
Rigge, William F., S.J.
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First Paragraph: The latest volume of the Annals of the Zo-se Observatory in Zi-ka-wei, near Shanghai in China, was received recently and is more than usually interesting. It is for the year 1911, and consists of four parts. In the first are given the customary solar observations of the year; the second contains some visual and photographic observations of double stars, and the third a number of fine photographs of Comet Brooks. The fourth part is the most interesting. It consists of a catalogue of 3083 stars observed during the eighteenth century under the direction of the Jesuit Father Koegler, during the reign of the Emperor K'ien-long. The positions of the stars have been reduced to the epoch 1875 by Father Tsutsihashi and compared with European catalogues, especially with Bradley's so that almost all the stars have been identified.