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Recommended for publication in the 'Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society'. Refers to assistance from William Henry Mahoney Christie. Suggests further explaining the telecropic setup.

Subject: Physics and Chemistry, Astronomy

[Publication status unknown - paper untraced]

Reference number
RR/8/162
Earliest possible date
24 December 1879
Physical description
Letter on paper
Page extent
2 pages
Format
Manuscript

Creator name

George Biddell Airy

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George Biddell Airy, Referee's report by George Biddell Airy, on an untraced paper 'Photographic record of the ultraviolet portion of the spectrum derived from the sun and certain stars' by William Huggins, 24 December 1879, RR/8/162, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_8_162/referees-report-by-george-biddell-airy-on-an-untraced-paper-photographic-record-of-the-ultraviolet-portion-of-the-spectrum-derived-from-the-sun-and-certain-stars-by-william-huggins, accessed on 16 June 2024

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