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Maseres, Francis, 1731 - 1824 (mathematician, historian and reformer)

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Correspondence on Vesta, 1807

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 4/121
Scope and Contents Loose papers on the minor planet Vesta.i. Observations by Dr Olbers at Bremen, 29 March - 4 May 1807, and an account of Vesta's position.ii. Position of Vesta, 27 April - 28 June 1807, on the reverse of a letter from Francis Maseres.iii. Various calculations, apparently concerned with Vesta's position.iv. Right ascension and calculations on the planet Vesta.v. Vesta observed on the meridian, 11 April - 23 May 1807.vi. Observations of Vesta in...
Dates: 1807
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Extract from a letter from Rev. John Hellens to Francis Maseres, 1792

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/23: 178-179
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Concerning a pamphlet by Thomas Mudge.

Dates: 1792
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Miscellaneous astronomical papers, 1867 - 1869

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/257
Scope and Contents Miscellaneous papers concerning astronomical matters, including letters from Sir J.F.W. Herschel, N.S. Maskelyne, W.R. Birt, C. Pritchard, W. De La Rue and A. de Morgan. The subjects covered include the rediscussion of the observations of the transit of Venus, 1769; solar prominences; the physical constitution of the Sun; diagrams of sunspots; the effect of tides on the Earth's rotation; theapparent radiant points of the meteoric orbits; objects on the Moon's surface; a map of the Moon;...
Dates: 1867 - 1869
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).

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