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130 pages of tables recording the mean time of Sun picture, number of group in the Kew catalogue, angle of position, longitude from node, heliographical longitude, heliographical latitude and spot for the authors' sunspot observations over the period of 1 January 1867 to 29 December 1869, with an introduction.

Annotations in ink throughout. Marked on front as 'Phil Trans p II 1872' and 'In consequence of the errors in Mr Loewy's tables, this paper after being set up in type for Phil Trans was cancelled.'

Subject: Physics / Meteorology / Astronomy

Received 12 March 1872. Read 11 April 1872.

Whilst the Royal Society declined to publish this paper in full, an abstract of the paper was published in volume 20 of the Proceedings of the Royal Society as 'Researches on solar physics'.

Reference number
AP/55/4
Earliest possible date
1872
Physical description
Ink on paper
Page extent
136 pages
Format
Manuscript

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Warren de la Rue

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Balfour Stewart

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Warren de la Rue, Balfour Stewart, Unpublished paper, 'Researches on solar physics III' by Warren de la Rue, Balfour Stewart and Benjamin Loewy, 1872, AP/55/4, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/ap_55_4/unpublished-paper-researches-on-solar-physics-iii-by-warren-de-la-rue-balfour-stewart-and-benjamin-loewy, accessed on 25 May 2024

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