The Biographical Encyclopedia of Astronomers

2007 Edition
| Editors: Thomas Hockey, Virginia Trimble, Thomas R. Williams, Katherine Bracher, Richard A. Jarrell, Jordan D. MarchéII, F. Jamil Ragep, JoAnn Palmeri, Marvin Bolt

Sampson, Ralph Allen

  • Ian Elliott
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-0-387-30400-7_1214

BornSchull, Co.Cork, Ireland, 25 June 1866

DiedBath, England, 7 November 1939
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Selected References

  1. Brück, Hermann A. (1983). The Story of Astronomy in Edinburgh from Its Beginnings until 1975. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press.Google Scholar
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  3. Sampson, Ralph A. (1895). “On the Rotation and Mechanical State of the Sun.” Memoirs of the Royal Astronomical Society 51: 123–183.Google Scholar
  4. ——— (ed.) (1896–1900). Scientific Papers of John Couch Adams. Vol. 2, pt. 1. Cambridge: University Press.Google Scholar
  5. ——— (1909). “A Discussion of the Eclipses of Jupiter's Satellites 1878–1903.” Annals of the Astronomical Observatory of Harvard College 52: 149–343.ADSGoogle Scholar
  6. ——— (1910). “On the Old Observations of the Eclipses of Jupiter's Satellites.” Memoirs of the Royal Astronomical Society 59: 199–256.Google Scholar
  7. ——— (1910). Tables of the Four Great Satellites of Jupiter. London: Published by the University of Durham.Google Scholar
  8. ——— (1921). “Theory of the Four Great Satellites of Jupiter.” Memoirs of the Royal Astronomical Society 63.Google Scholar

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