|Title||Plate, plate XXX showing nebulae and stars by B [Bindon Blood] Stoney and Mitchell|
|Description||Later version 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. Earlier versions of these figures are found at PT/62/8/41.|
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 drawings 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|
|NA6641||Stoney; Bindon Blood (1828 - 1909)||1828 - 1909|