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Paper, 'A new method of observing the heavenly bodies out of the meridan' by John Smeaton

Reference number: L&P/5/36

Date: 1768

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Subject: Astronomy

Published in Philosophical Transactions, as 'Description of a new method of observing the heavenly bodies out of the meridian: By J. Smeaton, F. R. S'

Read 19 May 1768

Reference number
L&P/5/36
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1768
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Ink on paper
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3 pages
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Manuscript

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John Smeaton

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John Smeaton, Paper, 'A new method of observing the heavenly bodies out of the meridan' by John Smeaton, 1768, L&P/5/36, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/l-and-p_5_36/paper-a-new-method-of-observing-the-heavenly-bodies-out-of-the-meridan-by-john-smeaton, accessed on 29 February 2024

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