He was the Astronomer Royal and first head of this observatory.
As well appoint an Astronomer Royal to command an Atlantic liner.
Already, in November, 1907, the Astronomer Royal was trying to catch it by the aid of photography.
The true figure and dimensions of the earth, in a letter addressed to the Astronomer Royal.
So that the author, instead of drawing the tooth of the Astronomer Royal's pegtop, has burnt his own doll's nose.
Evidently he considered that his position as Astronomer Royal had the first claim upon him.
This view is also confirmed on astronomical grounds by Mr. Lockyer, the Astronomer Royal.
As Astronomer Royal his great work was the systematic observation of the positions of the moon through an entire saros.
Beginning with 1890, five days a month were selected at Greenwich by the Astronomer Royal as conspicuously quiet.
Still, this was not out of proportion to the then salary of the Astronomer Royal, which practically amounted only to £90.