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Investigation of Moon's semi-diameter, 1865

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/571

Scope and Contents

Planetary reductions by H. Breen for an investigation of the Moon's semi-diameter based on occultations observed at Cambridge and Greenwich during the period 1830 to 1860. The volume includes star corrections to mean right ascension and north polar distance; interpolation of the Moon's tabular right ascension and north polar distance; correction of J.K. Burckhardt's parallax; the final reductions; and a memoir on the occultations by Airy. There are also letters by W. De La Rue, J.C. Adams, A. Graham and E.J. Stone.


  • Creation: 1865


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1 volume(s) (1 volume)

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference


Finding aid date

2006-01-06 11:50:42+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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