Miscellaneous astronomical papers, 1869 - 1871
Scope and Contents
Miscellaneous papers concerning astronomical matters, including letters from W.R. Birt and W. De La Rue. The subjects covered include solar spots; spectroscopic drawings of solar protuberances; the transit of Venus, 2004 and 2012; observations of Venus; W.R. Birt's lunar work; an engraving of a photograph of the Moon; diagrams of the appearance of Mars, Jupiter and Saturn; spectroscopic notes; cosmic theories; zetetic astronomy; the Bedfordian system of astronomy; a memoir in Italian by Vincenzo Bonatti; latitude from extra-meridional observations of Polaris; a star map; the Newton-Pascal forgeries; and correspondence on other subjects relating to astronomy.
- 1869 - 1871
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- From the Management Group: Royal Greenwich Observatory (Organization)
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