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Sectional Committee: Not stated [Astronomy]

Not recommended for publication in the 'Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society'. Despite reading the paper in haste, he finds an important point of the equipment and method is not considered in the paper, which could seriously affect the result. Admits he may have missed this point, and would ask for clarification from the author.

[Published in the 'Proceedings of the Royal Society of London']

Reference number
RR/17/6
Earliest possible date
1907
Physical description
Letter on paper
Page extent
2 pages
Format
Manuscript

Creator name

Herbert Hall Turner

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Herbert Hall Turner, Referee's report by Herbert Hall Turner, on a paper 'The distribution of blue and violet light in the corona on August 30, 1905, as derived from photographs taken at Kalaa-es-Senam, Tunisia' by L Becker, 1907, RR/17/6, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_17_6/referees-report-by-herbert-hall-turner-on-a-paper-the-distribution-of-blue-and-violet-light-in-the-corona-on-august-30-1905-as-derived-from-photographs-taken-at-kalaa-es-senam-tunisia-by-l-becker, accessed on 29 May 2024

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