Reference numberPP/1/1
Previous numbersPP/33/1
TitleAppendix, regarding 'Preliminary notes on the photographic spectrum of comet b 1881' by William Huggins
Date9 July 1881
DescriptionHuggins relays information about the photographic spectrum of the comet, observing 'for the two strong bright lines the wavelengths 3883 and 3870'.

Affiliated paper listed as 'wanting' in the index (see PP/1/43).

Subject: Astronomy

Received 11 July 1881.

The appendix and affiliated paper were published in volume 33 of the Proceedings of the Royal Society as 'Preliminary note on the photographic spectrum of comet b 1881'.
Physical descriptionInk and graphite pencil on paper
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Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rspl.1881.0060
Fellows associated with this archive
NA7376Huggins; Sir; William (1824 - 1910); astronomer1824 - 1910
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