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Reference numberPT/5/16
LevelFile
TitlePaper, 'Astronomical observations relating to the construction of the heavens, arranged for the purpose of a critical examination, the result of which appears to throw some new light upon the organization of the celestial bodies' by Wm [William] Herschel
Date26 May 1811
Description43 manuscript pages and four plates showing drawings of various celestial objects.

Subject: Astronomy

Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'Astronomical observations relating to the construction of the heavens, arranged for the purpose of a critical examination, the result of which appears to throw some new light upon the organization of the celestial bodies'.

Written by Herschel at Slough near Windsor. Read 20 June 1811.

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.
Extent47p
FormatManuscript
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rspl.1800.0231
DOI: 10.1098/rstl.1811.0018
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Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA8060Herschel; Sir; William (1738 - 1822); astronomer1738 - 1822
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