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Referee's report by John Couch Adams, on a paper 'On the corrections of Bouvard’s elements of Jupiter and Saturn (Paris, 1821)' by Hugh Breen

Reference number: RR/6/22

Date: 1869

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Not recommended for publication in the 'Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society'. Suggests the paper is more suited for the Memoirs of the Royal Astronomical Society. Refers to work by Robert Main, James Glaisher and Alexis Bouvard. Suggests the tables should have been corrected with more accurate values.

Subject: Astronomy

[Published in the 'Proceedings of the Royal Society of London']

Reference number
RR/6/22
Earliest possible date
1869
Physical description
Letter on paper
Page extent
4 pages
Format
Manuscript

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John Couch Adams

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John Couch Adams, Referee's report by John Couch Adams, on a paper 'On the corrections of Bouvard’s elements of Jupiter and Saturn (Paris, 1821)' by Hugh Breen, 1869, RR/6/22, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_6_22/referees-report-by-john-couch-adams-on-a-paper-on-the-corrections-of-bouvards-elements-of-jupiter-and-saturn-paris-1821-by-hugh-breen, accessed on 26 February 2024

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