Celestial observations made on board His Majesty's ship the Princess Louisa, under Admiral Tyrell, 1763-09-20 - 1763-11-08
Scope and Contents
The observations include mathematical equations and methods for finding the inclination of the ecliptic to the horizon [RGO 4/321: 1v-2v]; details of how the observations were taken and with what instruments [RGO 4/321: 3r]; and a log of the observations covering the period 20 September-18 October 1763 [RGO 4/321: 3r-7r]. For a log of the observations of 19 October-8 November, see [RGO 4/321: 38v-40v].
- 1763-09-20 - 1763-11-08
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7 folio(s) (7 ff.) : Paper
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- From the File: Maskelyne, Nevil, 1732 - 1811 (astronomer and mathematician) (Person)