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Lockyer writes: 'The following note has been drawn up in anticipation of the detailed accounts of the work done by me in Egypt on the eclipsed sun of 1882, May 17, which I am preparing to lay before the Royal Society, because as the next total eclipse occurs next May, there is no time to be lost if any attempt is to be made to secure observations, and I am of opinion that such observations are most important.'

Annotations in pencil and ink. Includes one page of astronomical diagrams.

Subject: Astronomy

Received 17 November 1882. Read 23 November 1882.

A version of this paper was published in volume 34 of the Proceedings of the Royal Society as 'Note on the recent and coming total solar eclipses'.

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PP/2/30
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1882
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Ink and graphite pencil on paper
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19 pages
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Joseph Norman Lockyer

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Joseph Norman Lockyer, Paper, 'Note on the recent and coming total solar eclipses' by J [Joseph] Norman Lockyer, 1882, PP/2/30, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/pp_2_30/paper-note-on-the-recent-and-coming-total-solar-eclipses-by-j-joseph-norman-lockyer, accessed on 21 July 2024

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    Dates: 1882 - 1894

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