Francis Baily: diferència entre les revisions

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== Obra astronòmica ==
[[File:Baily, Francis – On the new method of determining the longitude by the culmination of the moon and stars, 1824 – BEIC 720900.jpg|thumb|left|upright|''On the new method of determining the longitude by the culmination of the moon and stars'', 1824]]
 
Cap a l'any 1820, Baily ja havia pres part en la fundació de la [[Royal Astronomical Society]],<ref name=dreyer/> i en va rebre la seva medalla [[Gold Medal of the Royal Astronomical Society|Gold Medal]] el 1827<ref name=gold_medal>{{cite web | url=http://www.ras.org.uk/images/stories/awards/winners/gold_medallists.pdf | title=Gold Medal Winners | publisher=RAS | year=2014 | accessdate = 9 January 2015}}</ref> per haver preparat el ''Catalogue of 2881 stars'' (Memoirs R. Astr. Soc. ii.). Més tard, el 1843, tornaria a guanyar la Gold Medal.<ref name=gold_medal/> La seva presidència de la Royal Astronomical Society va ser en els anys (1825–27, 1833–35, 1837–39 i 1843–45).<ref name=dreyer>{{cite book | last1 = Dreyer | first1 = John L. E. | last2 = Turner | first2 = Herbert H. | title = History of the Royal Astronomical Society, 1820-1920 | publisher = Royal Astronomical Society | volume = 1 | date = 1923 | location = London}}</ref><ref name="Royal Astronomical Society">{{cite web|title=LIST OF PRESIDENTS AND DATES OF OFFICE|url=http://www.ras.org.uk/about-the-ras/a-brief-history/766-past-ras-presidents|work=A brief history of the RAS|publisher=Royal Astronomical Society|accessdate=10 September 2012}}</ref>
 
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