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Not recommended for publication in Philosophical Transactions. The historical section of the paper is 'entirely unfit' for publication and would be better suited to a less prestigious scientific periodical.

Subject: Astronomy

[Published in Proceedings of the Royal Society, 1843].

Reference number
RR/1/229
Earliest possible date
19 June 1848
Physical description
Letter on paper
Page extent
4 pages
Format
Manuscript

Creator name

George Biddell Airy

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George Biddell Airy, Referee's report by George Biddell Airy, on a paper 'Attempt to apply instrumental measurement to the zodiacal light' by Charles Piazzi Smyth, 19 June 1848, RR/1/229, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_1_229/referees-report-by-george-biddell-airy-on-a-paper-attempt-to-apply-instrumental-measurement-to-the-zodiacal-light-by-charles-piazzi-smyth, accessed on 15 April 2024

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