These small instruments have since done admirable work in the hands of Schur, Hartwig, Kiistner, Elkin, Auwers and others.
Elkin found that the chief drawbacks to speed and convenience in working this heliometer were: (I) The loss of time involved in entering the corresponding readings of the micrometer pointings on two scales.
The same year he printed privately The Tables of the Law and the Adoration of the Magi, afterwards published in a volume of Mr Elkin Mathews's "Vigo Street Cabinet" in 1904.
Elkin; G-Sir David Gill; K-J.
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