Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 4/120
Scope and Contents
Loose letters, printed matter, calculations and sketches of Ceres.i. Calculations, apparently for determining the elements of Ceres' orbit.ii. Geocentric motion of Ceres, 1801-1803.iii. Printed German account of Giuseppe Piazzi's discovery of Ceres, complete with ephemeris, relative positions of the planets, chart and corrections to the observations, 1801.iv. Maskelyne's account and details of the minor planet Ceres, 17 February 1802.v. Calculations...
1802 - 1803
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