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Miscellaneous astronomical papers, 1874 - 1875

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.


  • 1874 - 1875

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1 archive box(es) (1 box)

Language of Materials



Former / Other Reference


Finding aid date

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

Includes index.


Repository Details

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