Reference numberMS/271
TitleCatalogue of stars in Bessel's zone, by Richard Christopher Carrington
DescriptionTables of numbered stars with magnitudes, right ascensions and declinations 1850 and 1875, together with the with numbers of observations made. An original paper label has been preserved with the inscription: 'Bessel's Stars from 0 degrees to 15 degrees South, brought up be precession from 1825 to 1875. Deposited at the Royal Society by request of R.C.Carrington Esq., Jan. 1867 [eg 1876?].

Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel (1784–1846) German astronomer. Richard Christopher Carrington (1826-1875) British astronomer.
Extent1 volume
Physical descriptionPaper. not bound
Access statusOpen
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