Alfred H. Joy Bibliography

Papers, etc.

Joy’s papers are at the Huntington Library. Excellent introduction, presumably by archivist Helen S. Czaplicki.

Other References: Historical

Hearnshaw, J. B., The Analysis of Starlight (Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK, 1986).

Sandage, Allan, Centennial History of the Carnegie Institution of Washington. Vol. 1, The Mount Wilson Observatory: Breaking the Code of Cosmic Evolution (Cambridge Univ. Press, Cambridge, UK, 2004).

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Other References: Scientific

Joy, Alfred H., “Observations of the Transit of Mercury,” Popular Astronomy 16, 128 (1908).

Joy, Alfred H., “Photometric Measures of BD + 13°4692,” Astr. Nach. 200, 11-12 (1908).

Joy, Alfred H., “An Investigation of the Cluster M 37 (NGC 2099) for Proper-Motion,” Astronomical Journal 29, 101-08 (1915).

Lee, Oliver J., Alfred H. Joy, & Georges van Biesbroeck, “Stellar Parallaxes Derived from Photographs Made with the 40-inch Refractor of the Yerkes Observatory,” Astronomical Journal 30, 1-2 (1916).

Adams, Walter S. & A.H. Joy, “The Luminosities and Parallaxes of Five Hundred Stars. First List,” Ap.J. 46, 313-39 (1917).

Hale, George E., Ferdinand Ellerman, S.B. Nicholson, & A.H. Joy, “The Magnetic Polarity of Sun-Spots,” Ap.J. 49, 153 (1919).

Adams, W.S. & A.H. Joy, “The Motions in Space of Some Stars of High Radial Velocity,” Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. 5, 23941 (1919).

Adams, W. S., A.H. Joy, G. Strömberg, & C.G. Burwell, “The Parallaxes of 1646 Stars Derived by the Spectroscopic Method,” Ap.J. 53, 13-94 (1921).

Adams, W.S., G. Strömberg, & A.H. Joy, “The Relationship of Absolute Magnitude to Space-Velocity,” Ap.J. 54, 9-27 (1921).

Adams, Walter S. & Alfred H. Joy, “A Spectroscopic Method of Determining the Absolute Magnitudes of A-Type Stars and the Parallaxes of 544 Stars,” Ap.J. 56, 242-64 (1922).

Adams, Walter S. & Alfred H. Joy, “The Radial Velocities of 1013 Stars,” Ap.J. 57, 149-76 (1923).

Adams, Walter S. & Alfred H. Joy, “A Spectroscopic Method of Deriving the Parallaxes of the B-type Stars,” Ap.J. 57, 294-307 (1923).

Russell, H.N., W.S. Adams, & A.H. Joy, “A Comparison of Spectroscopic and Dynamical Parallaxes,” PASP 35, 189-93 (1923).

Adams, W. S. & A.H. Joy, “The Identifications of Certain Enhanced Lines in the Spectra of g Cygni and α Cygni,” PASP 38, 322-24 (1926).

Joy, Alfred H., “A Spectrographic Study of Mira Ceti,” Ap.J. 63, 281-341 (1926).

Adams, Walter S., Alfred H. Joy & M.L. Humason, “The Absolute Magnitudes and Parallaxes of 410 Stars of type M,” Ap.J. 64, 225-42 (1926).

Adams, W.S., M.L. Humason, & A.H. Joy, “Observations of Faint Spectra,” PASP 39, 365-69 (1927).

Adams, Walter Sydney & Alfred H. Joy, “High-Dispersion Stellar Spectra and Some Results of a Study of γ Cygni,” Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. 13, 393-96 (1927).

Adams, W. S., A. H. Joy, R.F. Sanford & G. Strömberg, “The radial velocities of 741 stars,” Ap.J. 70, 207-36 (1929).

Joy, A. H., “The Dispersion in the Radial Velocities and the Galactic Distribution of Variable Stars of Intermediate and Short Period,” PASP 44, 240-42 (1932).

Adams, Walter S., Alfred H. Joy, Milton L. Humason, & Ada Margaret Brayton, “The Spectroscopic Absolute Magnitudes and Parallaxes of 4179 Stars,” Ap.J. 81, 187-238 (1935).

Adams, Walter S. & Alfred H. Joy, “Spectrum of Nova Herculis 1934, April-November 1935” Ap.J. 84, 14-25 (1936).

Joy, Alfred H., “Radial Velocities of Cepheid Variable Stars,” Ap.J. 86, 363-436 (1937).

Joy, Alfred H., “Rotation Effects, Insterstellar Absorption, and Certain Dynamical Constants of the Galaxy Determined from Cepheid Variables,” Ap.J. 89, 356-76 (1939).

Joy, Alfred H., “Spectroscopic Observations of SS Cygni Variables,” PASP 52, 324-25 (1940).

Joy, A.H., “Observations of RW Tauri at Minimum Light,” PASP 54, 35 (1942). [reprinted in the PASP centennial volume PASP 100, 157-59 (1988) with commentary by Alan H. Batten.]

Joy, Alfred H., “A Survey of the Spectra and Radial Velocities of the Less Regular M-Type Variable Stars,” Ap.J. 96, 344-70 (1942).

Joy, Alfred H., “Spectral Criteria in the Classification of Variable Stars,” PASP 54, 15-18 (1942).

Joy, Alfred H. & Paul W. Merrill, “Spectroscopic Observations of T Arietis,” Ap.J. 98, 331-33 (1943).

Joy, Alfred H., “T Tauri Variable Stars,” Ap.J. 102, 168-95 (1945).

Joy, A.H. & P. Swings, “Identification of the Post-Maximum Lines in the Spectrum of Nova (RS) Ophiuchi.,” Ap.J. 102, 353-56 (1945).

Joy, Alfred H., “Radial Velocities and Spectral Types of 181 Dwarf Stars,” Ap.J. 105, 96-104 (1947).

Joy, Alfred H. & S.A. Mitchell, “Spectroscopic Observations of 90 Stars,” Ap.J. 108, 234-36 (1948).

Joy, Alfred H., “Spectra of the Brighter Variables in Globular Clusters,” Ap.J. 110,105-16 (1949).

Joy, Alfred H. & Ralph E. Wilson, “Stars whose Spectra have Bright H and K Lines of Calcium,” Ap.J. 109, 231-43 (1949).

Joy, Alfred H., “Bright-Line Stars among the Taurus Dark Clouds,” Ap.J. 110, 424-37 (1949).

Wilson, Ralph E. & Alfred H. Joy, “Radial Velocities of 2111 Stars,” Ap.J. 111, 221-61 (1950).

Joy, Alfred H., “The Semiregular Variable Stars of the RV Tauri and Related Classes,” Ap.J. 115, 25-41 (1952).

Joy, Alfred H., “Spectroscopic Observations of Mira Ceti,1934-1952,”  Ap.J.Supp. 1, 39-61 (1954).

Joy, Alfred H., “Spectroscopic Observations of AE Aquarii,” Ap.J. 120, 377-83 (1954).

Joy, Alfred H., “Radial-Velocity Measures of SS Cygni at Minimum Light,” Ap.J. 124, 317-30 (1956).

Joy, Alfred H., “The Emission Spectrum of RS Ophiuchi in 1958,”  Ap.J. 133, 493-502 (1961).

Joy, Alfred H., “Spectroscopic Absolute Magnitudes: A Review,” JRASC 56, 67-78 (1962).

Joy, Alfred H. & Helmut A. Abt, “Spectral Types of M Dwarf Stars,” Ap.J.Supp. 28, 1-18 (1974).

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Other Works: Popularizations, History, etc.

Joy, Alfred H., “The Mount Wilson Observatory of the Carnegie Institution of Washington,” PASP 39, 9-18 (1927).

Joy, Alfred H., “Eclipsing Stars,” Leaflets of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific 1,77-80 (1928) [Leaflet #19].

Joy, Alfred H., “The Short Period Variable Stars,” Leaflets of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific 1,137-40 (1931) [Leaflet #34].

Joy, Alfred H., “The Temperature of the Stars,” Leaflets of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific 2, 37-40 (1934) [Leaflet #60].

Joy, Alfred H., “Giants and Dwarfs,” Leaflets of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific 2, 97-100 (1935) [Leaflet #75].

Joy, Alfred H., “The Rise of the Giant Telescope,” Leaflets of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific 2, 157-60 (1936) [Leaflet #90].

Joy, Alfred H., “Some Early Variable Star Observers,” Leaflets of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific 2, 193-96 (1937) [Leaflet #99].

Joy, Alfred H., “The Motions and Dimensions of Our Stellar System,” Leaflets of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific 3, 246-53 (1940) [Leaflet #132].

Joy, Alfred H., “A Century’s Progress in Determining Stellar Distances,” Leaflets of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific 4, 176-83 (1943) [Leaflet #173].

Joy, Alfred H., “The Velocity of Light,” Leaflets of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific 4, 362-69 (1945) [Leaflet #195].

Joy, Alfred H., “Refraction in Astronomy,” Leaflets of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific 5, 162-69 (1947) [Leaflet #220].

Joy, Alfred H., “Glowing Stellar Atmospheres,” Leaflets of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific 5, 352-59 (1949) [Leaflet #243].

Joy, Alfred H., “Mira Ceti,” Leaflets of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific 8, 57-64 (1959) [Leaflet #358].

Joy, Alfred H., “The Beginnings of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific,” PASP 76, 1-5 (1964).

Joy, Alfred H., “Seventy-Five Years of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific,” PASP 77, 81-88A (1965).

Joy, Alfred H., “Stellar Flares,” Leaflets of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific 10, 41-48 (1967) [Leaflet #456].

Joy, Alfred H., “Eclipsing Stars,” Leaflets of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific 10, 105-12 (1968) [Leaflet #464].

Alfred H. Joy

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