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Correspondence on reductions, 1838 - 1847

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/525

Scope and Contents

Correspondence with the superintendents of computations on the progress and problems of planetary and lunar reductions. There is a report on the state of planetary computations, and a report on the state of lunar computations and the amount of work performed by individual computers. The superintendents are J.W. Thomas, R. Main and H. Breen. There are letters by J. Glaisher and G. Fisher.


  • Creation: 1838 - 1847


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1 archive box(es) (1 box)

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference


Finding aid date

2006-01-06 11:49:04+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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