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Royal Astronomical Society Medal

Gold medal. Obverse shows relief portrait of Newton. With inscription in Latin "Nubem Pellente Mathesi" and year 1820. Reverse shows Birr Castle "Leviathan" telescope in large triangular frame with Latin inscription "Quicquid Nitet Notandum." Inscribed to G. E. Hale, 1904.


ID: 1992-00057
Hale, George Ellery (Astronomer, Astrophysicist)

Creation Jan. 1, 1904

MEDIUM: gold; FORMAT: medal; LENGTH: 1 7/8 inches diam.; QUANTITY: 1

Topics: Astronomy

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