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Papers on transit of Venus, 1857 - 1877

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/280

Scope and Contents

Printed papers on the transits of Venus, 1874 and 1882, including newspaper and magazine articles, Royal Astronomical Society 'Monthly Notices' and government notices. The authors of the papers include W. De La Rue, G. Forbes, J.R. Hind, Lord Lindsay, Colonel Tennant, R.A. Proctor, Airy and many others. The papers also include diagrams of the positions of the observing stations.


  • 1857 - 1877

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1 archive box(es) (1 box)

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference


Finding aid date

2006-01-06 11:38:36+00:00

Includes index.


Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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