|Title||Plate, nebulae observed in December 1850, January 1851, and January 1852 by [William Parsons]|
|Description||Three figures showing nebulae observed by Parsons, one on 2 January 1851 with a dark space, one on 5 December 1850 with a brush-like elongation, and one on 13 January 1852. The nebulae are drawn in graphite. The nebulae correspond to number 315-318 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 drawings on paper|
|Related material||DOI: 10.1098/rstl.1861.0029|
|Related records in the catalogue||RR/4/219|
Fellows associated with this archive
|NA8084||Parsons; William (1800 - 1867); 3rd Earl of Rosse||1800 - 1867|