Papers on magnetic instruments and tests, 1862 - 1867
Scope and Contents
Correspondence and papers concerning new magnetic instruments and results of tests. There are papers regarding the annual examination of magnetic declinations; horizontal force magnets; damper experiments with the declination magnets; old vertical and horizontal force instruments; lists of dislocations of the vertical force magnets; new vertical force magnets; comparisons of the Greenwich photographic records with those at Kew Observatory; magnet thermometer line graphs; a new underground holding for magnets; notes on the temperature of the magnetic basement room; unifilar magnets; J.A. de Souza's report on the Kew Observatory; S. Toovey's azimuth dial; and improved glass and ebonite cylinders for photographic sheets. The correspondents include J.V. Lamont, W.H. Miller, J.P. Gassiot, C. Brooke and B. Stewart.
- 1862 - 1867
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- From the Management Group: Royal Greenwich Observatory (Organization)
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