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Cambridge observations, 1833 - 1837

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/225

Scope and Contents

Cambridge observations of the Sun, Moon and planets, including two books titled 'Calculations of Cambridge Observations of Sun, Moon and planets, 1833, 1834 and 1835'; correspondence with W.S. Stratford about rough geocentric places and an error in the ephemeris of Pallas; calculations of the Moon's diameter and the Moon's errors in longitude and ecliptic polar distance after correcting for error of diameter; sheets on the computation of the Moon's place from H.C. Schumacher's meridian ephemeris; and a set of rules for computing the perturbations of the small planets, the periodical comets, etc.


  • Creation: 1833 - 1837


Conditions Governing Access

From the Management Group:

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1 volume(s) (1 volume)

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference


Finding aid date

2006-01-06 11:36:42+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

Cambridge University Library
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Cambridge CB3 9DR United Kingdom