Sheepshanks, Richard, 1794 - 1855 (astronomer)
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Observations of stars at Kingstown (Dún Laoghaire), Ireland, in conjunction with chronometer readings to find the longitude of Valentia (Valencia). There are also journals of the project by R. Sheepshanks and J.R. Hind, star catalogues for Kingstown, intervals of transit wires and corrections for collimation of the transit telescope. The chronometers used are numbers 1839, 2354 and 2388.
- Subject: Longitude X
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