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Negative Search Results

Most of the Negative Search Report Forms were destroyed about 1978. There was a massive amount of them, and taking considerable storage space. I felt the scientific value had long since past: the last ones from the late 1960s. They were of value only if something was discovered later, and we could look back and verify "not visible then."

Some completed negative search report forms from 1967 and 1968 were never properly filed with the earlier reports, and were not thrown out in the cleanup done about 1978. Some [103] are reproduced here. I have copied all of the available reports made by David Levy and Hugh Maclean that were found. I have made one copy of reports for each other individual found.

- Jim Low, 2004 April 3.

Filename information:
The first four digits give the year and month (YYMM) followed by "00", observer name, and area number.

 

COMET and NOVA Section
of the Standing Committee on Observational Activities
Royal Astronomical Society of Canada
 
Datesort icon Centre Observer Object Description Link
660400 Montreal Levy 428 Negative Search Form: 4 nights reported view
670100 Montreal Levy None Comet search, 5 nights (3h 53m) view
670200 Montreal Levy None Comet Search, 11 nights (11h 26m) view
670300 Montreal Breckenridge None Negative Search Form: 7 nights reported view
670300 Montreal Harding 420 Negative Search Form: 8 nights reported view
670300 Montreal Levy None Comet Search, 5 nights (10h 26m) view
670300 Montreal Levy 016 Negative Search Form: 3 nights reported view
670300 Montreal Levy 023 Negative Search Form: 4 nights reported view
670300 Montreal Levy 031 Negative Search Form: 2 nights reported view
670300 Montreal Levy 040 Negative Search Form: 4 nights reported view
670300 Montreal Levy 369 Negative Search Form: 4 nights reported view
670300 Montreal Levy 377 Negative Search Form: 4 nights reported view
670300 Montreal Levy 383 Negative Search Form: 4 nights reported view
670300 Montreal Levy 384 Negative Search Form: 4 nights reported view
670300 Montreal Levy 404 Negative Search Form: 4 nights reported view
670300 Montreal Levy 419 Negative Search Form: 4 nights reported view
670300 Montreal Levy 428 Negative Search Form: 4 nights reported view
670300 Montreal Levy 438 Negative Search Form: 4 nights reported view
670300 Montreal Levy Dome Negative Search Form: 5 nights reported view
670300 Montreal Levy Sun Vicinity Negative Search Form: 3 nights reported view