|Title||Plate, plate XXVI showing spiral nebula by Mitchell|
|Description||Later version of figure 10 from plate XXVI showing a spiral nebula discussed in Parsons' paper. The nebula is drawn in graphite and corresponds to number 131 in William Herschel's catalogue of nebulae. An earlier version of this figure is found at PT/62/8/43.|
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|