For modern astronomers, some of these images could prove an invaluable resource for understanding how the sky has changed over the last century.
"They had been moved there when the observatory was shut down many years ago.First named the Astronomical Society of London, it received its royal charter on March 7, 1831.Its founding members included such notable astronomers and mathematicians as Charles Babbage and John Herschel.) 13,800,000,000 (13.8 billion) years ago The creation of the universe according to present estimates of "big bang" - "Stephen Hawkings and others...estimate between 18 and 11 billion with 13.8 being the closest estimation".The amoeba has no hard part, but some single cell organisms produce microscopic skeletons or shells. Fossil evidence is consistent with these gene-based estimates. which, from a supposed resemblance.the blossom of a liliaceous plant have been denominated Encrinites". But things changed in the : There were no land animals and extinctions were confined to water life.cells with nuclei certainly existed by 1,200,000,000 years ago. In 1835, William Kirby in On Power of God in Creation of Animals 2. There were two distinct extinctions roughly a million years apart.The regular meetings continue to play an important role in British astronomy, and the specialist meetings perhaps more so.continues to be a journal of international standing, and since 1922 the society has supported and published journals in the related field of geophysics.The images range from an 1896 lunar eclipse to a 1957 photograph of the comet Arend-Roland.Of particular interest is an image of the May 19, 1919 solar eclipse that Arthur Eddington used to prove Einstein's theory of relativity.