Observations on Point Venus in the island of Otahitee [Otaheite/Tahiti], 1773-08-26 - 1773-08-31
Scope and Contents
These include daily observations; observations of the moon’s distance from the sun; observations on the dip of the magnetic needle; observations for the variation of the compass; observations on the tides; observations for the going of the two clocks; observations for the going of Mr Kendall’s watch; and observations for the latitude of Point Venus.
- 1773-08-26 - 1773-08-31
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2 folio(s) (2 ff.) : Paper
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- From the File: Wales, William, 1734 - 1798 (astronomer and mathematician) (Person)