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Reference numberPT/29/4
LevelItem
TitlePaper, 'Aµóρфωτɑ. No 2. On the epipŏlic dispersion of light, being a supplement to a paper entitled "On a case of superficial colour presented by a homogeneous liquid internally colourless"' by Sir J F W [John Frederick William] Herschel
Date1 February 1845
DescriptionA manuscript annotation by Samuel Hunter Christie questions whether Herschel meant to date his paper 1 March 1845.

Subject: Physics

Published in Philosophical Transactions as '’Aμóρϕωτa, no. II.— on the epipŏlic dispersion of light, being a supplement to a paper entitled, “On a case of superficial colour presented by a homogeneous liquid internally colourless."'

Written by Herschel at Collingwood [Kent, England] and addressed to Dr [Peter Mark] Roget at Somerset House, London. Received by the Royal Society on 6 March 1845. Read 3 April 1845.

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 5, 1851.
Extent10p
FormatManuscript
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rspl.1843.0042
DOI: 10.1098/rstl.1845.0005
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA8238Herschel; Sir; John Frederick William (1792 - 1871); astronomer1792 - 1871
NA6616Roget; Peter Mark (1779 - 1869); physician and philologist1779 - 1869
NA8168Christie; Samuel Hunter (1784 - 1865); mathematician1784 - 1865
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