Chintamanny Ragoonatha Chary (1840-1880) : [9] Collection home page


C.R. Chary was one of the first professional Indian astronomers who was attached to Madras Observatory. He worked with captain Jacob and Mr. Pogson. He was well known for his work on variable stars having discovered 2 variable stars one R Reticuli 1871 and V Cephei 1878. He took an active part in two eclipses, total eclipse of the Sun 1868, and 1871. He was elected the fellow of Royal Astronomical Society in 1872. He brought out a pamphlet on the transit of Venus, This was not only in English but also in several vernacular languages.

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Issue DateTitleAuthor(s)
Feb-1881ObituaryRoyal Astronomical Society
12-Jan-1872Election of the fellows of the society, 1872Royal Astronomical Society
20061840 - 1880 Chintamanny Ragoonatha CharyIndian Institute of Astrophysics
1874Transit of venus (In Kannada )Ragoonatha Chary, C
7-Feb-1880The late C. Ragoonatha Chary F.R.A.SMadras Mail
1868Occultations visible in the month of august, 1868, at Madras, and along the shadow path of the total eclipse of the sun in IndiaRagoonatha Chary, C
1874Transit of VenusRagoonatha Chary, C
1871On the total eclipse of the sun, on december the 11th, 1871, as visible in the Madras presidencyRagoonatha Chary, C
1859On the determination of personal equation by observations of the projected image of the sunRagoonatha Chary, C
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