Reference numberPP/1/35/1
Previous numbersPP/33/37
TitleManuscript, 'Note on the photographic spectrum of the great nebula in Orion' by W [William] Huggins
DescriptionHuggins 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 descriptionInk and graphite pencil on paper
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Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1880.0018
DOI: 10.1098/rspl.1881.0126
Fellows associated with this archive
NA7376Huggins; Sir; William (1824 - 1910); astronomer1824 - 1910
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