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Paper, 'An account of the trigonometrical operation, whereby the distances between the meridians of the Royal Observatories of Greenwich and Paris has been determined' by William Roy

Reference number: L&P/9/168

Date: 1790

Description

Contains eleven plates.

Subject: Astronomy

Publshed in Philosophical Transactions, as 'An account of the trigonometrical operation, whereby the distance between the meridians of the Royal Observatories of Greenwich and Paris has been determined'

Read 25 February 1790

Reference number
L&P/9/168
Earliest possible date
1790
Physical description
Ink on paper and eleven plates
Page extent
241 pages
Format
Manuscript

Creator name

William Roy

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William Roy, Paper, 'An account of the trigonometrical operation, whereby the distances between the meridians of the Royal Observatories of Greenwich and Paris has been determined' by William Roy, 1790, L&P/9/168, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/l-and-p_9_168/paper-an-account-of-the-trigonometrical-operation-whereby-the-distances-between-the-meridians-of-the-royal-observatories-of-greenwich-and-paris-has-been-determined-by-william-roy, accessed on 23 April 2024

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