Skip to main content

Papers on the longitude of Valentia, 1844

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/184

Scope and Contents

Observations of stars at Valentia (Valencia), Ireland, in conjunction with chronometers to ascertain the longitude of Valentia. There are also journals of the project, transits observed at Valentia, intervals of transit wires, adjustments to the transit, clock errors, comparison of 'Southampton' and 2306, and the final longitude of Valentia.


  • Creation: 1844


Conditions Governing Access

From the Management Group:

Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (


1 archive box(es) (1 box)

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference


Finding aid date

2006-01-06 11:35:15+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

Cambridge University Library
West Road
Cambridge CB3 9DR United Kingdom