Reference numberPP/15/5
Previous numbersPP/47/5
TitlePaper, 'Comparison of the spectra of nebulae and stars of groups I and II with those of comets and aurorae' by Joseph Norman Lockyer
DescriptionLockyer writes: 'The discussion of cometary spectra which was communicated to the Royal Society in November, 1888 [see PP/13/10], contained, among other matters conclusions which have a special bearing on the relations of their spectra to those of other bodies. I have thought it therefore desirable to bring this new material together with the more complete lists of lines which are now available in the case of other groups of celestial bodies, chiefly owing to the observations made by my assistants and others and myself since my paper of 1887 was written, but also in consequence of a more complete search among previously recorded observations.'

Annotations in pencil and ink throughout.

Subject: Astronomy / Spectroscopy

Received 9 November 1889. Read 19 December 1889.

A version of this paper was published in volume 47 of the Proceedings of the Royal Society as 'Comparison of the spectra of nebulæ and stars of groups I and II with those of comets and auroræ'.
Physical descriptionInk and coloured pencil on paper
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Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rspl.1889.0064
Related records in the cataloguePP/13/10
Fellows associated with this archive
NA6349Lockyer; Sir; Joseph Norman (1836 - 1920)1836 - 1920
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