Record

Reference numberL&P/9/189
LevelItem
TitlePaper, 'Considerations on the convenience of measuring an arch of the meridian, and of the parallel of attitude, having the Observatory of Geneva for their common intersection' by Marc Auguste Pictet
Date20 October 1790
Description10 pages in French, with 12 pages of English translation. Contains plate.

Subject: Astronomy

Published in Philosophical Transactions, as 'Considerations on the convenience of measuring an arch of the meridian, and of the parallel of longitude, having the observatory of Geneva for their common intersection. By Mark Augustus Pictet, Professor of Philosophy in the Academy of Geneva; in a letter to Sir Joseph Pictet, Bart. P. R. S'

Read 24 February 1791
LanguageFrench
Extent23p
FormatManuscript
Physical descriptionInk on paper and one plate
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1791.0009
Related records in the catalogueL&P/9/189/1
L&P/9/189/2
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA6136Pictet; Marc-Auguste (1752 - 1825)1752 - 1825
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