Reference numberPT/62/8/39
TitlePlate, figures 24-34 showing nebulae and stars by Mitchell, B [Bindon Blood] Stoney, and S Hunter
DescriptionFigures 24-34 from plate XXVIII showing 11 nebulae discussed in Parsons' paper. The nebulae are drawn in graphite. Figures 24-25, 27-30, and 34 were drawn by Mitchell, figures 26 and 33 by Stoney, and 31-32 by Hunter. The nebulae correspond, respectively, to numbers 1337, 1385, 1392, 1414-1415, 1441, 1589, 1650, 1713, 1906-1906, 1946, 1968, and 2075 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 descriptionGraphite drawings on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rspl.1860.0078
DOI: 10.1098/rstl.1861.0029
Related records in the catalogueRR/4/219
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8084Parsons; William (1800 - 1867); 3rd Earl of Rosse1800 - 1867
NA6641Stoney; Bindon Blood (1828 - 1909)1828 - 1909
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