Observations on the return voyage from Barbados, 1764-08-30 - 1764-10-12
Scope and Contents
A rough copy of observations of major stars made in 1758 and on a voyage of 1764. The volume includes adjustments to the barometer and atmospheric conditions, 1758; calculations of star positions; the longitude of various foreign towns; corrections to the sextant and quadrant; and calculations to discover longitude.
- 1764-08-30 - 1764-10-12
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62 folio(s) (62 ff.) : Paper
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- From the File: Maskelyne, Nevil, 1732 - 1811 (astronomer and mathematician) (Person)