Some examples of use of the latter are given by Professor Pritchard (Mem.
CHARLES PRITCHARD (1808-1893), British astronomer, was born at Alberbury, Shropshire, on the 29th of February 1808.
By De la Rue's advice, Pritchard began his career there with a determination of the physical libration of the moon, or the nutation of its axis.
In 1882 Pritchard commenced a systematic study of stellar photometry.
Pritchard became a fellow of New College, Oxford, in 1883, and an honorary fellow of St John's College, Cambridge, in 1886.
210; Charles Pritchard, D.D., Memoirs of his Life, by Ada Pritchard (London, 1897).
The chief business streets, such as Commissioner Street, Market Street, President Street and Pritchard Street, run east and west.
C. Pickering in 1884, the Uranometria Nova Oxoniensis, giving the relative lustre of 2784 stars, by C. Pritchard in 1885.
Pritchard, Polynesian Reminiscences (London, 1866); H.
Similar attempts made by Pritchard with sapphires were more successful.