Reference numberMM/9/43
TitleLetter from Francis Baily, 37 Tavistock Place, to Edward Cooper
Date16 September 1835
DescriptionOn letters from Sir William Hamilton relating to Cooper's and others observations of a comet (Baily notes: "...its appearance, true to its time and place, is a noble triumph for science and shows the power of mind over matter).

The comet referred to is most likely Halley's Comet.
Extent2 sides
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA6486Baily; Francis (1774 - 1844); Astronomer1774 - 1844
NA5034Cooper; Edward Joshua (1798 - 1863)1798 - 1863
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