Observations on Point Venus in the island of Otahitee [Otaheite/Tahiti], 1774-04-22 - 1774-05-10
Scope and Contents
These include daily observations; Azimuths of the sun; lunar observations; observations for the line of collimation of the quadrant; observations for the latitude of Point Venus by Hadley’s Quadrant; observations for the dip of the needle; observations for the going of the clock; observations for the going of Mr Kendall’s watch; and observations for the latitude of Point Venus.
- 1774-04-22 - 1774-05-10
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3 folio(s) (3 ff.) : Paper
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- From the File: Wales, William, 1734 - 1798 (astronomer and mathematician) (Person)