Referee report by G. B. Airy on 'On the Secular Variation of the Moon's Mean Motion' by J. C. Adams

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                                Copy of Mr Airy’s report on Mr Adams’s
paper “on the secular variation of 
the moon’s motion “ -
“I have read, without attempting 
to verify every part, Mr Adams’s paper 
“on the secular variation &c” - and 
beg leave to offer to the council of 
the Royal Society the following 
report on it.
First I have to remark that there 
can be no question on the interesting 
character of the subject, the extreme 
delicacy of the consideration in=
=volved in it, the difficulty of treating 
them properly, the unrivalled powers 
of the writer of this Essay, and the 
general value & importance of the Paper.
I trust therefore that it will be under 
=stood that in the following remarks 
I am only stating my first impressions 
                            
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Author
John Couch Adams
Reference
RR/2/1
Series
RR
Date
1853
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Referee report by G. B. Airy on 'On the Secular Variation of the Moon's Mean Motion' by J. C. Adams, 1853. From The Royal Society, RR/2/1

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