|Title||Plate, scattered stars observed in January 1857 by [William Parsons]|
|Description||Figure showing scattered stars forming the shape of a five-point star, observed by Parsons on 20 January 1857. The star formation is drawn in graphite. The nebula corresponds to number 393 in William Herschel's catalogue of nebulae.|
Subject: Scientific Instruments / Astronomy
Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'On the construction of specula of six-feet aperture; and a selection from the observations of nebulæ made with them'.
Received by the Royal Society on 5 June 1861. Read 20 June 1861.
|Physical description||Graphite drawing on paper|
|Related material||DOI: 10.1098/rspl.1860.0078|
|Related records in the catalogue||RR/4/219|
Fellows associated with this archive
|NA8084||Parsons; William (1800 - 1867); 3rd Earl of Rosse||1800 - 1867|