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Appendix, regarding 'Preliminary notes on the photographic spectrum of comet b 1881' by William Huggins

Reference number: PP/1/1

Date: 09 July 1881

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Huggins relays information about the photographic spectrum of the comet, observing 'for the two strong bright lines the wavelengths 3883 and 3870'.

Affiliated paper listed as 'wanting' in the index (see PP/1/43).

Subject: Astronomy

Received 11 July 1881.

The appendix and affiliated paper were published in volume 33 of the Proceedings of the Royal Society as 'Preliminary note on the photographic spectrum of comet b 1881'.

Reference number
PP/1/1
Earliest possible date
09 July 1881
Physical description
Ink and graphite pencil on paper
Page extent
3 pages
Format
Manuscript

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William Huggins

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William Huggins, Appendix, regarding 'Preliminary notes on the photographic spectrum of comet b 1881' by William Huggins, 09 July 1881, PP/1/1, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/pp_1_1/appendix-regarding-preliminary-notes-on-the-photographic-spectrum-of-comet-b-1881-by-william-huggins, accessed on 25 February 2024

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