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Astronomical methods, 1849 - 1851

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/168

Scope and Contents

Miscellaneous astronomical methods, primarily to find longitude from hypotheses, sent in by various lesser scientists and navigators. The volume includes J. Gordon's nautical tables, correspondence with Sir F. Beaufort, E. and J. Riddle's 'longitude by double altitudes', J.S. Houston on quadrants and H. Breen's 'method for lunars'.


  • Creation: 1849 - 1851


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1 archive box(es) (1 box)

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference


Finding aid date

2006-01-06 11:34:43+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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