Reference numberMS/99
TitleAstronomical observations by Heinrich Christian Schumacher
DescriptionObservations of stars taken largely at Skagen and Copenhagen in Denmark, using an ordnance zenith sector.

The manuscript is noted as being received by the Royal Society on 25 January 1821. This appears within the appendix to the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society for 1821, 'Presents received by the Royal Society November 1820 to July 1821 with the names of the donors'
FormatManuscript and manuscript copy
Physical descriptionOn paper, marbled paper cover. Pink paper label on front cover 'Duplicate or Copy Book'.
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA5372Schumacher; Heinrich Christian (1780 - 1850)1780 - 1850
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