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Correspondence on Vesta, 1807

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 4/121

Scope and Contents

Loose papers on the minor planet Vesta.

i. Observations by Dr Olbers at Bremen, 29 March - 4 May 1807, and an account of Vesta's position.

ii. Position of Vesta, 27 April - 28 June 1807, on the reverse of a letter from Francis Maseres.

iii. Various calculations, apparently concerned with Vesta's position.

iv. Right ascension and calculations on the planet Vesta.

v. Vesta observed on the meridian, 11 April - 23 May 1807.

vi. Observations of Vesta in the Eastern and Western Domes, 18 April - 28 June 1807.


  • 1807

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1 envelope(s) (1 envelope)

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference


Related Materials

The papers were originally in one bundle with RGO 4/119 and 4/120, found in a box of correspondence and papers dealing with the minor planets Ceres and Vesta.

Finding aid date

2005-11-07 09:29:33+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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