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Observations and other papers, 1764 - 1775

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 3/44

Scope and Contents

1. Observations of the eclipse of the Moon, 1 March 1764.

2. Observations of the eclipse of the Sun, 1 April 1764.

3. Observations of the transit of Venus, 1769, with an eclipse of the Sun observed from Gibraltar, 1769, and a bill for crockery.

4. Observations of the eclipse of the Sun, 4 June 1764.

5. Observations of the eclipse of Jupiter's satellites, 1772-1774.

6. Observations of the eclipse of the Moon, 12 December [1769].

7. Drawing, apparently of a solar eclipse.

8. Table of observations of the comet by Mr Napier, 1766, with computations and sketches.

9. Eclipses of the Sun and the Moon observed from Hawkhill, Scotland, 1769-1770.

10. Latitude of Hawkhill from the meridian altitudes of the Sun, 1770.

11. Transit observations at Hawkhill, 1771-1775.

12. Meridian altitude of Cassiopeia for finding the error of the quadrant.

13. Observations and calculations on the orbit of comets, 1769-1770.

14. Observations of an eclipse of a moon of Jupiter.

15. Calculations to find the distance of Ben Lomond from Hawkhill.

16. Short note on reflecting telescopes.

17. Reference on behalf of Thomas Hoy, 1771.































Dates

  • 1764 - 1775

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Extent

1 volume(s) (1 volume)

Language of Materials

English

Former / Other Reference

A1/215

Finding aid date

2005-11-02 10:40:52+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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