Origin of Astronomer Royal
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He is recommended to apply for information to the Astronomer-Royal.Mr. Punch On Tour|Various
Between 1713 and 1721 he acted as secretary to the Royal Society, and early in 1720 he succeeded Flamsteed as astronomer-royal.
The following remarks by the Astronomer-Royal on this subject seem to me just, in the main.Myths and Marvels of Astronomy|Richard A. Proctor
A detailed examination convinced the Astronomer-Royal of its superior accuracy to Bessel's result with the heliometer.A Popular History of Astronomy During the Nineteenth Century|Agnes M. (Agnes Mary) Clerke
The first astronomer-royal after Greenwich Observatory was built.Biographical Outlines|Anonymous