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Reference numberPT/3/4
LevelFile
TitlePaper, 'An account of a method of dividing astronomical and other instruments, by ocular inspection, in which the usual tools for graduating are not employed, the whole operation being so contrived that, no error can occur but what is chargeable to vision when assisted by the best optical means of viewing and measuring minute quantities' by Edw [Edward] Troughton
Date[1809]
Description59 manuscript pages and two plates showing instruments used in conjunction with a telescope.

Subject: Scientific instruments

Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'An account of a method of dividing astronomical and other instruments, by ocular inspection; in which the usual tools for graduating are not employed; the whole operation being being so contrived, that no error can occur but what is chargeable to vision, when assisted by the best optical means of viewing and measuring minute quantities'.

Communicated by the Astronomer Royal [Nevil Maskelyne]. Read 2 February 1809.

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 1, 1832.
Extent61p
FormatManuscript
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rspl.1800.0176
DOI: 10.1098/rstl.1809.0006
Related records in the cataloguePT/3/4/1
PT/3/4/2
PT/3/4/3
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA7854Troughton; Edward (1753 - 1835)1753 - 1835
NA5553Maskelyne; Nevil (1732 - 1811)1732 - 1811
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