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'Nautical Almanac' correspondence, 1853 - 1855

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.


  • Creation: 1853 - 1855


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Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference


Finding aid date

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

Includes index.

Repository Details

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