Record

Reference numberPT/62/8/41
LevelItem
TitlePlate, figures 36-42 showing nebulae and stars by B [Bindon Blood] Stoney and Mitchell
Date[1861]
DescriptionEarlier versions of figures 36-42 from plate XXX showing seven nebulae discussed in Parsons' paper. The nebulae are drawn in graphite. Figures 36, 40, and 43 were drawn by Stoney and figures 37-39 and 41-42 were drawn by Mitchell. The nebulae correspond, respectively, to numbers 2084, 2099, 2139, 2172, 2241, 2245, and 2297 in William Herschel's catalogue of nebulae. Later versions of these figures are found at PT/62/8/47.

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.
Extent1p
FormatDrawing
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
RR/4/220
PT/62/8/47
PT/62/8/3
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA8084Parsons; William (1800 - 1867); 3rd Earl of Rosse1800 - 1867
NA6641Stoney; Bindon Blood (1828 - 1909)1828 - 1909
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