|Title||Paper, 'Note on the photographic spectrum of the great nebula in Orion' by W [William] Huggins|
|Description||Huggins writes: 'Last evening (March 7) I succeeded in obtaining a photograph of the spectrum of the great nebula in Orion, extending from a little below F to beyond. M. in the ultra- violet. The same spectroscope and special arrangements, attached to the 18-inch Cassegrain telescope with metallic speculum belonging to the Royal Society, were employed which, have been described in my paper on “The Photographic Spectra of Stars.” [Philosophical Transactions, volume 171].'|
Annotations in pencil. Includes a diagram of the photographic spectrum of the great nebula in Orion.
Subject: Astronomy / Chemistry
Received 9 March 1882. Read 16 March 1882.
A version of this paper was published in volume 33 of the Proceedings of the Royal Society as 'Note on the photographic spectrum of the great nebula in Orion'.
|Physical description||Ink and graphite pencil on paper|
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|Related material||DOI: 10.1098/rstl.1880.0018|
|Related records in the catalogue||PP/14/4|
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|NA7376||Huggins; Sir; William (1824 - 1910); astronomer||1824 - 1910|