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Sectional committee: Physics and chemistry

Recommended for publication in Philosophical Transactions, with no modifications. All the illustrations should be reproduced. The paper is a useful historical account of the eclipse and will be of considerable value for future expeditions.

[Published in Philosophical Transactions A, 1901].

Endorsed on verso as received 22 February 1900.

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RR/15/80
Earliest possible date
February 1900
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Standardised form (type A)
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2 pages
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Manuscript

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William de Wiveleslie Abney

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William de Wiveleslie Abney, Referee's report by William de Wiveleslie Abney, on a paper 'Total eclipse of the sun, January 22, 1898, observations at Visiadrug' by Joseph Norman Lockyer, Captain Chisholm-Batten and Alexander Pedler, February 1900, RR/15/80, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_15_80/referees-report-by-william-de-wiveleslie-abney-on-a-paper-total-eclipse-of-the-sun-january-22-1898-observations-at-visiadrug-by-joseph-norman-lockyer-captain-chisholm-batten-and-alexander-pedler, accessed on 23 July 2024

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