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Recommended for publication in Philosophical Transactions. It 'contains valuable contributions to astronomy and other departments of science'. However, there are some passages which 'the Society cannot consent to print'.

Subject: Astronomy

[Published in Philosophical Transactions, 1858].

Reference number
RR/3/252
Earliest possible date
20 October 1857
Physical description
Letter on paper
Page extent
6 pages
Format
Manuscript

Creator name

James Challis

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James Challis, Referee's report by James Challis, on a paper 'Astronomical experiment on the peak of Teneriffe, carried out under the sanction of the lords commissioners of the admiralty' by Charles Piazzi Smyth, 20 October 1857, RR/3/252, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_3_252/referees-report-by-james-challis-on-a-paper-astronomical-experiment-on-the-peak-of-teneriffe-carried-out-under-the-sanction-of-the-lords-commissioners-of-the-admiralty-by-charles-piazzi-smyth, accessed on 13 July 2024

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