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Maskelyne, Nevil, 1732 - 1811 (astronomer and mathematician)


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Memorandum book, '1763 Observations at sea', 1763-09-20 - 1763-10-19

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 218/2/1
Scope and Contents

A record of observations at sea with calculations and notes, including notes on observations of Jupiter's satellites and on his chronometers during his voyage to Barbados [to test John Harrison's chronometer H4].

Dates: 1763-09-20 - 1763-10-19
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