Armagh Observatory

Meteorological Records and Observations

Armagh Observatory

The Meteorological Records held at Armagh Observatory consist of comprehensive measurements from 1795 - present day. There are also some measurements for the period December 1783 - January 1784 thought to be taken by Hamilton in Cookstown. Included in the collection are a number of barometer readings for the six months from January to June 1788 at Cookstown, Charlesfort, Creggan and Athlone and a ...

Astronomical Observations

Armagh Observatory

The collection includes observation record books for the period 1782-1882, containing observations of stars, planets and comets. There is an observation record book 1793-1796 with a journal of events relating to the setting up and adjustment of clocks and instruments at Armagh Observatory after it was founded in 1790. The observation records continue into the 20th century and are supplemented by v ...

Textbooks and Scientific Journal Library Collection

Armagh Observatory

The collection contains almost 3000 textbooks on astronomy and related sciences, and almost 17000 astronomical and astrophysical research journal volumes.

T.R. Robinson Antiquarian Book Collection

Armagh Observatory

This collection comprises approximately 200 volumes of mainly eighteenth and nineteenth century textbooks on astronomy and physics. Thomas Romney Robinson was appointed Director of Armagh Observatory in 1823.

Preprints and Modern Research Publications

Armagh Observatory

Preprints containing results of scientific investigations which have been authored or co-authored by Observatory staff.