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Lockyer writes on the research of [William] Huggins into the position of the chief line of the spectrum of the nebulae in Orion 'relative to the line of lead near it.' See AP/67/8 for response from Huggins.

Annotations in pencil throughout. Includes a letter dated 2 February 1890.

Subject: Astronomy

Received 18 December 1890. Read 5 February 1891.

A version of this paper was published in volume 48 of the Proceedings of the Royal Society as 'On the chief line in the spectrum of the nebulæ'.

Reference number
AP/67/3
Earliest possible date
1890
Physical description
Ink and graphite pencil on paper
Page extent
12 pages
Format
Manuscript

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Joseph Norman Lockyer

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Joseph Norman Lockyer, Paper, 'On the chief line of the spectrum of the nebulae [in Orion]' by J N [Joseph Norman] Lockyer, 1890, AP/67/3, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/ap_67_3/paper-on-the-chief-line-of-the-spectrum-of-the-nebulae-in-orion-by-j-n-joseph-norman-lockyer, accessed on 23 July 2024

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