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Reference numberPP/15/33/1
Previous numbersPP/47/34
LevelItem
TitleManuscript, 'On the heat of the Moon and stars' by Charles Vernon Boys
Date1890
DescriptionBoys writes: 'Soon after I had completed the radio-micrometer and shown its great superiority over any form of thermopile and galvanometer, I was naturally anxious to carry out some research which would clearly demonstrate the capabilities of the instrument.'

Annotations in pencil and ink. Includes a photograph and diagram of apparatus and two pages of diagrams of observations.

Subject: Scientific apparatus and instruments / Astronomy

Received 14 April 1890. Read 24 April 1890.

A version of this paper was published in volume 47 of the Proceedings of the Royal Society as 'On the heat of the Moon and stars'.
Extent30p
FormatManuscript
Physical descriptionInk and graphite pencil on paper
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Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rspl.1889.0109
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CodeNameDates
NA8138Boys; Sir; Charles Vernon (1855 - 1944)1855 - 1944
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