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Sextant observations, 1782

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 1/19

Scope and Contents

An undated compilation of observations made between September 1676 and February 1681, in Flamsteed's hand, 113 folios. The volume includes observations of stars in zodiacal (5r-44r) and other constellations (45r-82v), and of comets, 1677-1681 (83v-85v), and planets (87r-108v). There is also a diagram of the sextant (4rv), a letter from Thomas Hill (86r), and a note on parallax (96r).

Dates

  • 1782

Conditions Governing Access

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Extent

1 volume(s) (1 volume)

Language of Materials

English

Former / Other Reference

A1/39

Finding aid date

2005-10-19 15:53:06+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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