Skip to main content

Cambridge University Libraries are providing a blend of online and controlled in-person services. Please see our website for more details.

Miscellaneous astronomical papers, 1874 - 1875

 File
Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/260

Scope and Contents

Miscellaneous papers concerning astronomical matters, including letters from J.G. Galle, W.R. Birt and the Earl of Rosse. The subjects covered include zetetic astronomy; a paper on the drawings of Jupiter; speculations on the transit of Venus; a paper in Italian on the solar system by V. Bonatti; diagrams of Saturn; determinations of the solar parallax from observations of the planet Flora; an engraving of a typical sunspot; a paper on the pendulum; and correspondence on other subjects relating to astronomy.

Dates

  • 1874 - 1875

Conditions Governing Access

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 mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).

Extent

1 archive box(es) (1 box)

Language of Materials

English

Italian

Former / Other Reference

C3/16

Finding aid date

2006-01-06 11:37:53+00:00

Includes index.

Creator

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

Contact:
Cambridge University Library
West Road
Cambridge CB3 9DR United Kingdom


The UK Archival Thesaurus has been integrated with our catalogue, thanks to Kings College London and the AIM25 project for their support with this.