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THE OXFORD UNIVERSITY OBSERVATORY.—The Savilian Professor of Astronomy has issued his Annual Report to the Board of Visitors of the University Observatory, which was read on the 5th of the present month, and forms a supplement to No. 493 of the Oxford University Gasette. The attendance of students at the lectures has been greater than at any previous time, and the Professor mentions “the phenomenon” of the regular appearance of two ladies at his lectures on the planetary and lunar theories, at the same time reminding the Board what even the approximate mastery of such theory implies.

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