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Papers on the longitude of Valentia, 1844

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/183

Scope and Contents

Observations of stars at Kingstown (Dún Laoghaire), Ireland, in conjunction with chronometer readings to find the longitude of Valentia (Valencia). There are also journals of the project by R. Sheepshanks and J.R. Hind, star catalogues for Kingstown, intervals of transit wires and corrections for collimation of the transit telescope. The chronometers used are numbers 1839, 2354 and 2388.

Dates

  • Creation: 1844

Creator

Extent

1 archive box(es) (1 box)

Language of Materials

English

Former / Other Reference

C2/2031

Finding aid date

2006-01-06 11:35:14+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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