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Referee's report by William Thomson, Lord Kelvin, on two papers 'Researches on solar physics. Heliographical positions and areas of sun-spots observed with the Kew photoheliograph during the years 1862 and 1863' and 'Researches on solar physics.-No. II. The positions and areas of the spots observed at Kew during the years 1864-66, also the spotted area of the sun's visible disk from the com­mencement of 1832 up to May 1868' by Warren De La Rue, Balfour Stewart and Benjamin Loewy

Reference number: RR/5/59

Date: 01 June 1865

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Recommended for publication in the 'Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society'.

Subject: Physics and Chemistry

[Both papers published in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, 1869 and 1870]

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RR/5/59
Earliest possible date
01 June 1865
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Letter on paper
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3 pages
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Manuscript

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William Thomson, Referee's report by William Thomson, Lord Kelvin, on two papers 'Researches on solar physics. Heliographical positions and areas of sun-spots observed with the Kew photoheliograph during the years 1862 and 1863' and 'Researches on solar physics.-No. II. The positions and areas of the spots observed at Kew during the years 1864-66, also the spotted area of the sun's visible disk from the com­mencement of 1832 up to May 1868' by Warren De La Rue, Balfour Stewart and Benjamin Loewy, 01 June 1865, RR/5/59, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_5_59/referees-report-by-william-thomson-lord-kelvin-on-two-papers-researches-on-solar-physics-heliographical-positions-and-areas-of-sun-spots-observed-with-the-kew-photoheliograph-during-the-years-1862-and-1863-and-researches-on-solar-physics-no-ii-the-positions-and-areas-of-the-spots-observed-at-kew-during-the-years-1864-66-also-the-spotted-area-of-the-suns-visible-disk-from-the-commencement-of-1832-up-to-may-1868-by-warren-de-la-rue-balfour-stewart-and-benjamin-loewy, accessed on 16 April 2024

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