|Title||Paper, 'Account of an observation of the right ascension and declination of Mercury out of the meridian near his greatest elongation, September 1786, with an equatorial micrometer of his own invention and workmanship; with an investigation of a method of allowing for refraction in such observations' by John Smeaton|
Published in Philosophical Transactions, as 'Account of an observation of the right ascension and declination of Mercury out of the Meridian, near his greatest elongation, Sept. 1786, made by Mr. John Smeaton, F. R. S. with an equatorial micrometer, of his own invention and workmanship; accompanied with an investigation of a method of allowing for refraction in such kind of observations; communicated to the Rev. Nevil Maskelyne, D. D. F. R. S. and Astronomer Royal, and by him to the Royal Society'
Read 7 June 1787
|Physical description||Ink on paper|
|Related material||DOI: 10.1098/rstl.1787.0033|
|Related records in the catalogue||L&P/9/55|
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|NA6321||Smeaton; John (1724 - 1792)||1724 - 1792|