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Paper, 'Astronomical observations relating to the sidereal part of the heavens, and its connection with the nebulous part; arranged for the purpose of a critical examination' by William Herschel

Reference number: PT/8/15

Date: 1814

Description

30 manuscript pages and two plates showing stars and grouping of stars.

Subject: Astronomy

Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'Astronomical observations relating to the sidereal part of the heavens, and its connection with the nebulous part; arranged for the purpose of a critical examination'.

Read 24 February 1814.

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 1, 1832.

Reference number
PT/8/15
Earliest possible date
1814
Physical description
Ink on paper
Page extent
32 pages
Format
Manuscript

Creator name

William Herschel

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William Herschel, Paper, 'Astronomical observations relating to the sidereal part of the heavens, and its connection with the nebulous part; arranged for the purpose of a critical examination' by William Herschel, 1814, PT/8/15, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/pt_8_15/paper-astronomical-observations-relating-to-the-sidereal-part-of-the-heavens-and-its-connection-with-the-nebulous-part-arranged-for-the-purpose-of-a-critical-examination-by-william-herschel, accessed on 23 April 2024

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