Reference numberL&P/8/144
TitlePaper, 'Of a new system of wires in the focus of a telescope' by Francis Wollaston
Date15 March 1785
DescriptionContains one plate.

Subject: Astronomy

Published in Philosophical Transactions, as 'A description of a new system of wires in the focus of a telescope, for observing the comparative right ascensions and declinations of cœlestial objects; together with a method of investigating the same when observed by the rhombus, though it happen not to be truly in an equatorial position'

Read 7 April 1785
Physical descriptionInk on paper and plate
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Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1785.0018
Related records in the catalogueL&P/8/144/1
Fellows associated with this archive
NA3227Wollaston; Francis (1731 - 1815)1731 - 1815
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