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Zenith sector observations, 1749 - 1760

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 3/30

Scope and Contents

A working copy of observations made with a zenith sector, received by Nevil Maskelyne from Mr W. Wales, 11 March 1770. The volume includes a Latin piece on the orbits of Jupiter's satellites, and contains adjustments to the telescope and observational method.

Dates

  • 1749 - 1760

Conditions Governing Access

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Extent

1 volume(s) (1 volume)

Language of Materials

English

Latin

Former / Other Reference

A1/201

Finding aid date

2005-11-01 16:11:50+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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