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Transit observations, 1834

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 15/225

Scope and Contents

A fair copy by Thomas Maclear of transit observations for 24 January - 30 June 1834. There are annotations, written mainly in pencil in another hand, giving common star names against the Latinized versions. There are also notes on the astronomical seeing on certain dates, the weather, the appearance of Saturn and its satellites in mid-February, and the transit clock and telescope.


  • Creation: 1834


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1 bundle(s) (1 bundle)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Found in Castle room 115, autumn 1988.

Finding aid date

2006-08-07 11:39:23+00:00

Includes index.

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