Reference numberL&P/7/184
TitleLetter, 'Astronomical observations on the rotations of planets about their axes, in connection with the diurnal motion of the earth' from William Herschel to William Watson
Date18 October 1780
DescriptionSubject: Astronomy

Published in Philosophical Transactions, as 'Astronomical observations on the rotation of the planets round their axes, made with a view to determine whether the Earth's diurnal motion is perfectly equable. In a letter from Mr. William Herschel of Bath to William Watson, M. D. F. R. S'

Read 11 January 1781
Physical descriptionInk on paper
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Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1781.0032
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8060Herschel; Sir; William (1738 - 1822); astronomer1738 - 1822
NA7588Watson; Sir; William (1715 - 1787)1715 - 1787
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