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'Nautical Almanac' correspondence, 1853 - 1855

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/205

Scope and Contents

Correspondence concerning the 'Nautical Almanac' with regard to the positions of the minor planets, expansion in the number of stars included in the 'Nautical Almanac', observations of the Moon's culminating stars, places of fundamental stars and errors. There are ephemerides of the minor planets and Neptune. The correspondents include Sir F. Beaufort, J. Glaisher, J.R. Hind, A.D. Bache, R.C. Carrington, C.P. Smyth, J.M. Gillis and G.A. Erman.

Dates

  • 1853 - 1855

Conditions Governing Access

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Extent

1 archive box(es) (1 box)

Language of Materials

English

Former / Other Reference

C3/103

Finding aid date

2006-01-06 11:35:59+00:00

Includes index.

Creator

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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