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Referee's report by William Whewell and John William Lubbock, on a paper 'On an inequality of long period in the motions of the Earth and Venus' by George Biddell Airy

Reference number: RR/1/2

Date: 12 January 1832

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Recommended for publication in Philosophical Transactions. Referees state that, 'We regard this paper as the first specific improvement in the Solar Tables made by an Englishman since the time of Halley'.

Subject: Astronomy

[Published in the Philosophical Transactions, 1832].

Reference number
RR/1/2
Earliest possible date
12 January 1832
Physical description
Letter on paper
Page extent
11 pages
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Manuscript

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William Whewell

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John William Lubbock

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William Whewell, John William Lubbock, Referee's report by William Whewell and John William Lubbock, on a paper 'On an inequality of long period in the motions of the Earth and Venus' by George Biddell Airy, 12 January 1832, RR/1/2, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_1_2/referees-report-by-william-whewell-and-john-william-lubbock-on-a-paper-on-an-inequality-of-long-period-in-the-motions-of-the-earth-and-venus-by-george-biddell-airy, accessed on 22 May 2024

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