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Sands, B. F. (Benjamin Franklin) 1811-1883

Overview
Works: 82 works in 125 publications in 1 language and 402 library holdings
Genres: History  Observations  Maps  Catalogs  Nautical charts  Digital maps 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: QB543.69, 523.78
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Most widely held works by B. F Sands
From reefer to rear-admiral; reminiscences and journal jottings of nearly half a century of naval life by B. F Sands( Book )

6 editions published between 1889 and 1899 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reports on observations of the total solar eclipse of December 22, 1870 by United States Naval Observatory( Book )

9 editions published between 1871 and 2010 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This document contains several reports by different authors concerning the total solar eclipse of 1870
Reports on observations of the total eclipse of the sun, August, 7, 1869 by United States Naval Observatory( Book )

8 editions published between 1869 and 1870 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Little Egg Harbor by United States Coast Survey( )

3 editions published in 1846 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bodega Bay, California by United States Coast Survey( )

5 editions published between 1862 and 1889 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zones of stars observed at the United States Naval observatory with the meridan transit instrument in the years 1846, 1847, 1848, and 1849 by United States Naval Observatory( Book )

2 editions published in 1872 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The following zones of stars were observed with the Transit Instrument in the years, 1846, 1847, 1848, and 1849, and form the complement of the zones observed with the Mural Circle in the same years; it having been the intention that the Transit Instrument should furnish for the reductions the standar right ascensions and the Mural Circle the standard declinations
Biloxi Bay, Mississippi by United States Coast Survey( )

2 editions published between 1858 and 1976 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harbor of Pass Christian, Mississippi Sound by United States Coast Survey( )

1 edition published in 1851 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Astronomical and meteorological observations made at the United States Naval Observatory during the year 1868 by B. F Sands( Book )

1 edition published in 1871 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The observations contained in this volume constitute a part of those accumulated at the Naval Observatory
Zones of stars observed at the United States Naval Observatory with the Meridian Circle in the years 1847, 1848, and 1849 by James Major( Book )

1 edition published in 1873 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The zones of stars contained in the following pages were observed with the Meridian Circle in the years 1847, 1848, 1849, and form a continuation of those reduced and published by Mr. James Ferguson, assistant astronomer, in the year 1860. The zones reduced by Mr. Ferguson are those which were observed with this instrument in the year 1846. In his introduction Mr. Ferguson has given a description of the Meridian Circle, and a detailed account of the methods of making and reducing the observations. The description of the instrument will be found also in the annual volume for 1846, page XXXVII. The object-glass of the telescope was 4.5 inches in aperture, and 58.2 inches in focal length. The diaphragm contained eleven transit wires, and sever micrometer-wires for declination. The transit wires were designated 1, 2, I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, 10, 11; and the micrometer wires 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. The first of the transit-wires was that first passed by a star, circle east ; and the first of the micrometer-wires was that uppermost in the field, circle east, and the observer looking southward
Preliminary sketch of Pungoteague Creek, Virginia by United States Coast Survey( )

1 edition published in 1853 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Entrance to Pascagoula River, Mississippi by United States Coast Survey( )

1 edition published in 1853 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Preliminary chart of Tomales Bay, California by United States Coast Survey( )

2 editions published between 1861 and 1863 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Catalogue of stars observed at the U.S. Naval Observatory during the year 1845 to 1871( Book )

3 editions published in 1873 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reconnoissance of the passes of the delta of the Mississippi, Louisiana, showing the changes since 1839 by United States Coast Survey( )

2 editions published in 1852 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Preliminary chart of Ship Island shoal, Louisiana by F. H Gerdes( )

2 editions published in 1853 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A catalogue of 1963 stars reduced to the beginning of the year 1850, together with a catalogue of 290 double stars / the whole from observations made at Santiago, Chili, during the years 1850-'51-'52 by 1849-1852 United States Naval Astronomical Expedition( Book )

1 edition published in 1870 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In consequence of a letter received from Dr. C.L. Gerling in the summer of 1847, urging the desirability of observing the planet Venus about the time when it is stationary, in order to obtain a better value of the solar parallax than Encke's, which was then generally adopted, Captain James M. Gillis, of the United States Navy, conceived of an astronomical expedition to Chili for the purpose of making the required observations in conjunction with the United States Naval Observatory at Washington
Tomales Bay, California by United States Coast Survey( )

2 editions published between 1878 and 1889 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Entrance to Pascagoula River, Mississippi by U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey( )

in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Benjamin F. Sands Amerikaans officier (1811-1883)

Benjamin F. Sands oficial estadounidense

Benjamin Franklin Sands ammiraglio statunitense

Sands, B. F.

Sands, Benjamin F.

Sands, Benjamin Franklin 1811-1883

Languages
English (58)