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Referee's report by John Frederick William Herschel, on a paper 'An account of experiments on the reflecting telescope' by William Parsons, 'Lord of Oxmantown'

Reference number: RR/1/211

Date: c.1840

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Suggests omitting comments on William Herschel's mode of polishing, but recommended for publication in Philosophical Transactions, as it is 'highly deserving' of a place.

Subject: Astronomy

[Published in Philosophical Transactions, 1840].

Reference number
RR/1/211
Earliest possible date
c.1840
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Report on paper
Page extent
8 pages
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Manuscript

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John Frederick William Herschel

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John Frederick William Herschel, Referee's report by John Frederick William Herschel, on a paper 'An account of experiments on the reflecting telescope' by William Parsons, 'Lord of Oxmantown', c.1840, RR/1/211, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_1_211/referees-report-by-john-frederick-william-herschel-on-a-paper-an-account-of-experiments-on-the-reflecting-telescope-by-william-parsons-lord-of-oxmantown, accessed on 25 June 2024

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