Observations of transits, 1804 - 1811
Scope and Contents
A working copy of transit observations of the major stars, 1 January 1804 - 30 December 1811, with notes on the adjustments and alterations to observational technique. The observations include immersions of the stars and Jupiter's satellites; a Royal visit on 3 June 1805; an eclipse of the Sun on 16 June 1806; a piece about woodworm in the transit clock; and a column recording Transit Room temperatures, 1804-1811. All the observations from 5 September 1810 were performed by Thomas Taylor. He probably continued until 30 August 1811, when the observations appear in John Pond's handwriting.
- 1804 - 1811
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1 volume(s) (1 volume)
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Finding aid date
- From the Series: Maskelyne, Nevil, 1732 - 1811 (astronomer and mathematician) (Person)