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Howard presents meteorological and astronomical observations, continuing on from research previously shared with the Royal Society (see AP/25/10).

Annotations in pencil and ink throughout.

Subject: Astronomy / Meteorology

Received 16 January 1845.

Written by Howard at Ackworth [West Yorkshire, England].

The paper was published in volume 136 of Philosophical Transactions as 'On the barometrical variation as affected by the moon's declination'.

An abstract of the paper was published in volume 5 of Abstracts of the Papers Printed in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London [later Proceedings of the Royal Society] as 'On the barometrical variation as affected by the Moon’s declination'.

Reference number
AP/28/11
Earliest possible date
25 October 1844
Physical description
Ink and graphite pencil on paper
Page extent
8 pages
Format
Manuscript

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Luke Howard

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Luke Howard, Paper, 'Barometrical averages, constructed to show the Moon's influence by declination on the gravity of our atmosphere: with remarks in continuation of a paper on the subject read March 11 1841' by Luke Howard, 25 October 1844, AP/28/11, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/ap_28_11/paper-barometrical-averages-constructed-to-show-the-moons-influence-by-declination-on-the-gravity-of-our-atmosphere-with-remarks-in-continuation-of-a-paper-on-the-subject-read-march-11-1841-by-luke-howard, accessed on 22 July 2024

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