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Despite the referee's wishes for a spectrum photograph to be produced, he believed it should be left in its present form as it 'only represents an undivided observation'.

Subject: Astronomy

[Published in Proceedings of the Royal Society, 1896].

Reference number
RR/13/62
Earliest possible date
15 January 1896
Physical description
Letter on paper
Page extent
2 pages
Format
Manuscript

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Letter from Joseph Norman Lockyer, on his paper 'Preliminary report on the results obtained with the prismatic camera during the eclipse of 1896' to Arthur William Rucker, 15 January 1896, RR/13/62, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_13_62/letter-from-joseph-norman-lockyer-on-his-paper-preliminary-report-on-the-results-obtained-with-the-prismatic-camera-during-the-eclipse-of-1896-to-arthur-william-rucker, accessed on 23 May 2024

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