Reference numberMM/9/62
TitleLetter from G B Airy, Royal Observatory, Greenwich, to Edward Cooper
Date25 May 1849
DescriptionTitled: 'Extract of a letter from Professor Schumacher to the Astronomer Royal dated 1849 May 22'. It begins: 'The following are the observation of the Neapolitan Planet made at Altona and Hamburgh from May 17, compared with the places deduced from Encke's Elements..'

Letter appears to be a circular containing information supplied to Greenwich Observatory from foreign observers.
Extent1 side
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA5034Cooper; Edward Joshua (1798 - 1863)1798 - 1863
NA8035Airy; Sir; George Biddell (1801 - 1892); astronomer and mathematician1801 - 1892
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