|Title||Paper, 'On the aberrations of compound lenses and object-glasses' by J F W [John Frederick William] Herschel|
|Date||19 February 1821|
|Description||38 manuscript pages and one plate showing combinations of lenses and methods for calculating focal distances.|
Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'On the aberrations of compound lenses and object-glasses'.
Written by Herschel in Slough. Read 22 March 1821.
Abstract published in Abstracts of the Papers Printed in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London [later Proceedings of the Royal Society of London], Volume 2, 1833.
|Physical description||Ink on paper|
|Digital images||View item on Science in the Making|
|Related material||DOI: 10.1098/rspl.1815.0152|
|Related records in the catalogue||PT/15/17/1|
Fellows associated with this archive
|NA8238||Herschel; Sir; John Frederick William (1792 - 1871); astronomer||1792 - 1871|