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Reference numberCLP/8ii/39
LevelItem
TitlePaper, further account of an instrument for taking angles by John Hadley
Date1732
DescriptionFigure in text and engraved figure attached
In May, 1731, I communicated to the Society the description of a new instrument for taking angles, and produced a specimen of an instrument made accordingly.
Use of the instrument demonstrated on the Chatham-Yacht, 30 August to the 1 September 1732. Altitudes of the sun were recorded.
Read to the Royal Society on 15 March 1732
Subject: Astronomy / Navigation
LanguageEnglish
Extent6p
FormatManuscript
Access statusOpen
Related materialPrinted in 'Philosophical Transactions', vol 37, no 425, p 352
Related records in the catalogueRBO/18/30
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