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Paper, 'Notice respecting a lunar volcano' by Capt H [Henry] Kater in a letter to Sir Humphry Davy

Reference number: PT/15/11

Date: 08 February 1821

Description

Five manuscript pages and one plate showing the location of a volcano on the moon.

Subject: Astronomy

Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'Notice respecting a volcanic appearance in the moon in a letter addressed to the President'.

Written by Kater in London. Read 8 February 1821.

Abstract published in Abstracts of the Papers Printed in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London [later Proceedings of the Royal Society of London], Volume 2, 1833.

Reference number
PT/15/11
Earliest possible date
08 February 1821
Physical description
Ink on paper
Page extent
6 pages
Format
Manuscript

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Henry Kater

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Henry Kater, Paper, 'Notice respecting a lunar volcano' by Capt H [Henry] Kater in a letter to Sir Humphry Davy, 08 February 1821, PT/15/11, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/pt_15_11/paper-notice-respecting-a-lunar-volcano-by-capt-h-henry-kater-in-a-letter-to-sir-humphry-davy, accessed on 25 February 2024

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