Planets Galore

September 2, 2018

Melissa Hulbert

Kirsten Banks discusses the fabulous planets on show in our sky tonight.

Letter by H C Russell, 30 October 1875

October 30, 2008

30 October 5 My dear Sir I acknowledge with many thanks your valuable letter of August 18th. It will I have no doubt induce the people here to take still more interest in astronomy, and it shall not be for want of effort on my part if we do not do our best future, especially with regard to the particular objects you mention.

Letter by H C Russell, 2 July 1872

July 2, 2008

603 Sydney Observatory 2 July 1872 Sir I cannot give exact answers to your questions about the tides because the height varies every day and even in the two tides on the same day. and what would be true of one morning would not be true of the next.