Reference numberMS/119/2/111
TitleLetter from John Caldecott, Trivandrum Observatory to Humphrey Lloyd, Trinity College, Dublin
Date13 February 1842
DescriptionDiscussion on the work being conducted at the [Thiruvananthapuram] Trivandrum observatory. Caldecott discusses his results of vibrations, plan of observations and adjustment of instruments. Discussion regarding a Royal Society report. Caldecott refers to the astronomical work of the observatory. Discussion on the temperature of the magnets.
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA2446Caldecott; John (1800 - 1849)1800 - 1849
NA8252Lloyd; Humphrey (1800 - 1881)1800 - 1881
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