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December 2019 night sky audio guide, transcript and sky chart

December 3, 2019

Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences
To help you learn about the southern night sky, Sydney Observatory provides an audio guide/podcast, transcript of that audio, and a sky map or chart each month. This month’s guide is presented by Geoffrey Wyatt, Sydney Observatory’s Astronomy Programs Producer.

Letter by W Scott, 2 February 1861

February 2, 2009

Astronomer suggesting alterations in observatory departments Observatory 61/3 Feb 2 1861 Sir Believing it to be the duty of every head of a department to consider how he may best reduce the cost of his establishment without loss to the public, I feel bound, however detrimental it may be to my own interests, to submit the following remarks for your consideration.