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Astronomical methods, 1849 - 1851

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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'.

Dates

  • 1849 - 1851

Conditions Governing Access

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Extent

1 archive box(es) (1 box)

Language of Materials

English

Former / Other Reference

L4/12

Finding aid date

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

Includes index.

Creator

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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