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Referee's report by John Frederick William Herschel, on a paper 'Further observations on the spectra of some of the Nebulae, with a mode of determining the brightness of these bodies' by William Huggins

Reference number: RR/6/149

Date: 23 February 1866

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Recommended for publication in the 'Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society'. The paper continues from a previous paper by the same author. Refers to Robert Bunsen's photometer. Suggests using lights with fixed spectra.

Subject: Astronomy

[Published in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society]

Reference number
RR/6/149
Earliest possible date
23 February 1866
Physical description
Letter on paper
Page extent
4 pages
Format
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 'Further observations on the spectra of some of the Nebulae, with a mode of determining the brightness of these bodies' by William Huggins, 23 February 1866, RR/6/149, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_6_149/referees-report-by-john-frederick-william-herschel-on-a-paper-further-observations-on-the-spectra-of-some-of-the-nebulae-with-a-mode-of-determining-the-brightness-of-these-bodies-by-william-huggins, accessed on 01 March 2024

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