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Not recommended for publication in Philosophical Transactions. The referee wishes the paper to be withdrawn and notes that George Biddell Airy agrees with his report.

Subject: Astronomy

[Published in Proceedings of the Royal Society, 1837].

Reference number
RR/1/188
Earliest possible date
21 May 1840
Physical description
Letter on paper
Page extent
4 pages
Format
Manuscript

Creator name

John Frederick William Herschel

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John Frederick William Herschel, Referee's report by John Frederick William Herschel, on a paper 'On the theory of the dark bands formed in the solar spectrum from partial interception by transparent plates' by Baden Powell, 21 May 1840, RR/1/188, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_1_188/referees-report-by-john-frederick-william-herschel-on-a-paper-on-the-theory-of-the-dark-bands-formed-in-the-solar-spectrum-from-partial-interception-by-transparent-plates-by-baden-powell, accessed on 21 July 2024

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