Reference numberPP/16/17
Previous numbersPP/48/17
TitlePaper, 'Note on the spectrum of the nebula of orion' by J [Joseph] Norman Lockyer
DescriptionLockyer writes: 'In a former communication I gave in detail observations made by means of a siderostat, which seemed to put beyond all reasonable doubt the question of the origin and true wave-length of the chief nebula line. Although, as I stated in the communication referred to, I regard this question as one of secondary importance, I have commenced another series of investigations with a view of eliminating all possible instrumental errors. The new method has not been completely carried out, but a sufficient approximation to it has been reached to render the results obtained of some interest.'

Annotations in pencil and ink. Note on front reads 'Copy 14/2/90'.

Subject: Astronomy / Spectroscopy

Received and read 13 February 1890.

A version of this paper was published in volume 48 of the Proceedings of the Royal Society as 'Note on the spectrum of the nebula of orion'.
Physical descriptionInk and graphite pencil on paper
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Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rspl.1890.0025
Related records in the cataloguePP/16/16
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NA6349Lockyer; Sir; Joseph Norman (1836 - 1920)1836 - 1920
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