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Papers on Neptune and the minor planets, 1848 - 1850

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/97

Scope and Contents

Papers relating to Neptune and the minor planets Metis, Flora, Iris, Astraea, Hygiea, Parthenope, Victoria and Egeria, comprising circulars, ephemerides, notices of discoveries, observations and requests for information. The material on Neptune includes U.J.J. Le Verrier's accounts of its discovery in French scientific journals, American research on Neptune, newspaper accounts and letters from J.C. Adams. The contributors include A. Graham, N.R. Pogson, E.J. Cooper, G. Capocci, J. Challis, G.S.G. Santini, J.F.W. Herschel, T. Chevallier, W. Lassell, R.C. Carrington, J.R. Hind and G. Rümker.


  • Creation: 1848 - 1850


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1 volume(s) (1 volume)

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