Paper, 'On the wave-length of the principal line in the spectrum of the Aurora' by William Huggins
Reference number: PP/13/25
Huggins writes 'Notwithstanding the large number of determinations by different observers, since Ångström in 1867, of the wave-length of the principal (and frequently the only) line in the spectrum of the Aurora, this value has not yet been accepted as definitely fixed with the degree of accuracy which is required for a final inquiry into its chemical origin.'.
Annotations in pencil and ink.
Subject: Astronomy / Spectroscopy
Received 19 February 1889. Read 7 March 1889.
A version of this paper was published in volume 45 of the Proceedings of the Royal Society as 'On the wave-length of the principal line in the spectrum of the Aurora'.
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Date: 31st December 1889
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