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Excerpt from Parallaxes of 260 Stars: Derived From Photographs Made at the Leander McCormick ObservatoryOn the seventeenth day of December, nineteen hundred and four, Edward Dean Adams, of New York, established in Columbia University The ErnestMoreExcerpt from Parallaxes of 260 Stars: Derived From Photographs Made at the Leander McCormick ObservatoryOn the seventeenth day of December, nineteen hundred and four, Edward Dean Adams, of New York, established in Columbia University The Ernest Kempton Adams Fund for Physical Research as a memorial to his son, Ernest Kempton Adams, who received the degrees of Electrical Engineering in 1897 and Master of Arts in 1898, and who devoted his life to scientific research. The income of this fund is, by the terms of the deed of gift, to be devoted to the maintenance of a research fellowship and to the publication and distribution of the results of scientific research on the part of the fellow.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.comThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully- any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.