Division C Commission 41 WG Historical Instruments


Yunli Shi

University of Science and Technology of China
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China Nanjing

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January 23, 2013



Teikyo-Heisei University
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The Working Group on Historical Instruments (WG-HI) was founded by the members of Commission 41 at the 2000 Manchester IAU General Assembly with two main objectives: to assemble a bibliography of existing publications relating to historical instruments, and to encourage colleagues to carry out research and publish their results. Since then the concerns of the Working Group have expanded to include efforts to preserve and protect old astronomical instruments, observatories, and related sites as world cultural heritage and material evidence of the development of astronomy in different parts of the globe.

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Division C Commission 41 History of Astronomy

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