Reference numberPP/18/26/1
Previous numbersPP/50/28
TitleManuscript, 'Addendum to the note on the spectrum of Nova Aurigae' by Joseph Norman Lockyer
DescriptionLockyer writes: 'On account of continued bad weather, no further photographs or observations of the Nova have been obtained since February 7. It then appeared to be slightly brighter than on February 3, when the star was first observed at Kensington. With the 10-inch refractor and Maclean spectroscope, C was seen to be very brilliant, and there were four very conspicuous lines in the green. Several fainter lines were also seen, and a dark line was suspected in the orange. I noticed that some of the lines, especially the bright one near F, on the less refrangible side, appeared to change rapidly in relative brightness, and this was confirmed by Mr Fowler.'

Annotations in pencil and ink. Includes a letter dated 8 February 1892.

Subject: Astronomy / Spectroscopy

Received and read 11 February 1892.

A version of this paper was published in volume 50 of the Proceedings of the Royal Society as 'Note on the spectrum of nova aurigæ'.
Physical descriptionInk and graphite pencil on paper
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Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rspl.1891.0055
Related records in the cataloguePP/18/24
Fellows associated with this archive
NA6349Lockyer; Sir; Joseph Norman (1836 - 1920)1836 - 1920
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