Sentence Examples


  • In 1843 he became doctor of philosophy at Munich Observatory, where he was made professor in 1859.
  • Later he was chosen director of the university observatory, which was erected (1818-1821) under his superintendence.
  • In 1888 the Smith Observatory was built at Geneva, being maintained by William Smith, and placed in charge of Dr William Robert Brooks, professor of astronomy in Hobart College.
  • In the south-eastern portion of the Tatar city used to stand the observatory, which was built by order of Kublai Khan in 1296.
  • Newcomb, Popular Astronomy; Lick Observatory publications.