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Observations, 1758 - 1764

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 4/1

Scope and Contents

A rough copy of observations of major stars made in 1758 and on a voyage of 1764. The volume includes adjustments to the barometer and atmospheric conditions, 1758; calculations of star positions; the longitude of various foreign towns; corrections to the sextant and quadrant; and calculations to discover longitude.


  • Creation: 1758 - 1764


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1 volume(s) (1 volume)

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Related Materials

This volume has been fully digitised and is available on the Cambridge Digital Library.

Finding aid date

2005-11-04 13:49:59+00:00

Repository Details

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