Reference numberEC/1849/01
TitleAdams, John Couch: certificate of election to the Royal Society
CitationThe Author of a Work entitled "An Explanation of the observed irregularities in the Motion of Uranus, on the Hypothesis of Disturbances caused by a more distant Planet, with a Determination of the Mass, Orbit, and Position of the disturbing body." Distinguished for his acquaintance with the science of Astronomy & other branches of Mathematical Science.
ProposersFrom General Knowledge. James Booth; Eaton Hodgkinson; J Pye Smith; A Tweedie.
From Personal Knowledge. W Whewell; James Challis; William Hopkins; R Willis; W H Miller; J Hymers; Richard Sheepshanks; Broughham; D T Ansted; Baden Powell; W H Smyth; Chas Brooke; Wrottesley; C Babbage
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Adams, John Couch: certificate of election to the Royal Society

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NA7558Adams; John Couch (1819 - 1892); astronomer1819 - 1892
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