Reference numberAP/15/21/2
TitleUnpublished diagram, plane of the meridian by [Thomas Kerigan]
Date28 January 1832
DescriptionDiagram showing the plane of the meridian at a given point of observation, with the earth's axis, equator, horizon, prime vertical, and latitude delineated.

Subject: Geodesy / Astronomy

Written by Kerigan in Portsea [Porstmouth, England]. Communicated by Sir Edwd [Edward] Codrington. Received by the Royal Society from the President [Augustus Frederick] on 18 February 1832. Read 15 March 1832.

Whilst the Royal Society declined to publish this paper in full, an abstract of the paper was published in volume 3 of Abstracts of the Papers Printed in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London [later Proceedings of the Royal Society] as 'A method of deducing the longitude from the moon’s right ascension'.
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rspl.1830.0061
Related records in the catalogueAP/15/21
Fellows associated with this archive
NA6545Codrington; Sir; Edward (1770 - 1851)1770 - 1851
NA295Kerigan; Thomas (- 1848) - 1848
NA8338Augustus Frederick (1773 - 1843); Duke of Sussex1773 - 1843
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