Reference numberAP/32/13
TitleUnpublished paper, 'On a remarkable Aurora Borealis at Montreal on the 13th August 1849' by Thomas McGuinn
CreatorMcGuinn; Thomas (fl 1849)
Date23 August 1849
DescriptionMcGuinn describes a bright light seen in the sky at around 8pm on 13 August 1849.

Subject: Meteorology / Astronomy

Received 18 September 1849. Read 31 January 1850. Communicated by Thomas Bell.

Written by McGuinn in Montreal.

Whilst the Royal Society declined to publish this paper in full, an abstract of the paper was published in volume 5 of Abstracts of the Papers Printed in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London [later Proceedings of the Royal Society] as 'An account of a remarkable aurora borealis seen at Montreal on the 13th of August 1849'.
Physical descriptionInk on paper
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Access statusClosed
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Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rspl.1843.0216
Fellows associated with this archive
NA7505Bell; Thomas (1792 - 1880)1792 - 1880
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