Max Wolf Bibliography

Papers, etc.

Wolf’s papers are at the Universitätsbibliothek Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany.

Other References: Historical

Bok, Bart, “Wolf’s Method of Measuring Dark Nebulae,” in Shapley, Harlow, ed., Source Book in Astronomy, 1900-1950 (Harvard, 1960)

Chartrand, Mark R., “A Fifty Year Anniversary of a Two Thousand Year Dream [The History of the Planetarium],” Planetarium Sept. 1973.

Dorschner, Johann, “Max Wolf and the Thuringian Private Astronomer Anton Thraen,” Astronomische Gesellschaft Meeting Abstracts, Abstracts of Contributed Talks and Posters presented at the Annual Scientific Meeting of the Astronomische Gesellschaft at Heidelberg, September 14–19, 1998.

Driesen, Hans Erhard, “Stereoaufnahmen von Max Wolf,” (Sterne und WeltraumOctober 2013, p. 8. ).

Gehrels, Tom, ed., Asteroids (Univ. of Arizona Press, Tucson, 1979).

Hoffleit, Dorrit, Astronomy at Yale, 1901-68 (Connecticut Academy of Arts & Sciences, New Haven, 1993), p. 214.

Kowal, Charles T., Asteroids: Their Nature and Utilization (Ellis Horwood, Ltd., Chichester, UK, 1988).

Osterbrock, Donald E., “Getting the Picture: Wide-field Astronomical Photography from Barnard to the Achromatic Schmidt 1888-1992,” Journal for the History of Astronomy 25, 1-14 (1994).

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Other References: Scientific

Wolf, M., “Über den neuen Stern im grossen Andromeda-Nebel, Mittheilungen aus Potsdam, Bonn, Wien, Heidelberg, Dorpat, Dresden, Paris, Dun Echt und OGyalla,” Astr. Nach. 112, 284-85 (1885).

Wolf, M., “The Part Taken by Large Instruments in Astronomical Observations.,” Astr. Reg. 24, 197-205 (1886) [translation of lecture delivered at the Sorbonne].

Wolf, Max, “Einfache Methode den Gang eines Triebwerks zu pruuml;fen,” Astr. Nach. 116, 117-20 (1887).

Wolf, Max, “Notiz über photographirte Meteoriten und Cometen,” Astr. Nach. 129, 101-04 (1892).

Huggins, W., M.L. Huggins, M. Wolf, H.C. Vogel, E.C. Pickering, R. Schumacher, L. Arndt, & J. Plassmann, “Ueber den neuen stern in Auriga,” Astron. Nach. 129, 107-16 (1892).

Wolf, Max, “Photographische Aufnahmen von kleinen Planeten,” Astr. Nach. 129, 337-44 (1892).

Schaeberle, J.M., “Note on the Visual Magnitude of the Faintest Stars Photographed by Dr. Max Wolf, at Heidelberg,” Astronomical Journal 15, 16 (1895).

Wolf, Max, “The Number of Stars Shown on Some Stellar Photographs,” Astr. Nachr. no. 3091 [abstract by E.S. H[olden] in PASP 4, 155-56 (1892)].

Wolf, Max, “The Change of Sensitiveness of Dry Plates,” Jahrbuch für Photographie und Reproductions-technik [abstract by W.W. C[ampbell] in PASP 5, 182-83 (1893)].

Wolf, Max, “Die Photographie der Planetoiden,” Astr. Nachr. 139, 97-112 (1895).

Wolf, Max, “Stereoscopic Pictures of Comet Perrine,” MNRAS 63, 35-36 (1902).

Wolf, Max, “On Three of Sir William Herschel’s Observed Nebulous Regions in Orion,” MNRAS 63, 303-04 (1903).

Wolf, Max, “The Great Nebula in Auriga,” MNRAS 63, 506-507 (1903).

Wolf, Max, “On the use of the Stereo-comparator for Plates on which a Réseau has been Impressed,” MNRAS 64, 112-18 (1903) [includes additional remarks by H.H. Turner].

Wolf, Max, “A Remarkable Nebula in Cygnus Connected with Starless Regions,” MNRAS 64, 838-40 (1904).

Wolf, Max, Die Photographie des Sternhimmels: erläutert an Königstuhl-Aufnahmen ; Vortrag gehalten in Karlsruhe im März 1903 (Liesegang, Düsseldorf, 1904).

Wolf, Max, “The Great Nebula of ψ Eridani,” MNRAS 65, 528-529 (1905).

Wolf, Max, “Die Klassifizierung der kleinen Nebelflecken,” Publikationen des Astrophysikalischen Instituts Koenigstuhl-Heidelberg 3, 109-12 (1908).

Wolf, Max, “Photographs of Comet d 1907 (Daniel),” MNRAS 68, 180-81 (1908).

Wolf, Max, “Lengths of Axes and Position Angles of 52 Oval Nebulae,” MNRAS 68, 626-28 (1908).

Wolf, Max, “A new ‘Cave’ Nebula in Cepheus,” MNRAS 69, 117-18 (1908).

Wolf, Max, Die Milchstrasse (J.A. Barth, Leipzig, 1908) [review by E.E. B[arnard]].

Wolf, Max, Stereoskopbilder vom Sternhimmel, 1 Serie (J.A. Barth, Leipzig, 1906).

Wolf, M., “Über die Spektren der Wolf-Rayet-Sterne,” Astr. Nach. 201, 463-64 (1915).

Wolf, M., “Über zwei Höhlennebel in Cepheus und einige andere Nebel dieser Gegend,” Astr. Nach. 209, 303-06 (1919).

Wolf, Max, “Über den dunklen Nebel NGC 6960,” Astr. Nach.219, 109-116 (1923). Translated [as “On the Dark Nebula NGC 6960”] and discussed in Lang, K.R. & O. Gingerich, A Source Book in Astronomy and Astrophysics, 1900-1975 (Harvard Univ. Press, Cambridge, MA, 1979), pp. 566-71.

Wolf, Max, Die Milchstrasse und die kosmischen Nebel (Verlag die Sterne, Potsdam, 1925).

Wolf, M. & M. Mündler, “Ausmessung photographischer Örter von Kleinen Planeten und Kometen,” Astr. Nach. 247, 257-82 (1933).

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