Record

Reference numberPT/70/10
LevelFile
TitlePaper, 'On the spectra of some of the nebulae' by William Huggins
DateSeptember 1864
Description12 manuscript pages and three plates showing a telescope used by Huggins and William Allen Miller as well as spectra viewed through the telescope. The illustrations relate both to this paper as well as the preceding paper by Huggins and Miller (see PT/70/9). This mirrors how the illustrations for the two papers were published in Philosophical Transactions.

Subject: Astronomy

Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'On the spectra of some of the nebulœ. A supplement to the paper “On the spectra of some of the fixed stars"'.

Later manuscript emendation indicates that the paper was communicated by either Professor [George Gabriel] Stokes or Dr [William Allen] Miller. Received by the Royal Society on 8 September 1864.

Abstract published in Abstracts of the Papers Printed in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London [later Proceedings of the Royal Society of London], Volume 13, 1864.
Extent15p
FormatManuscript
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rspl.1863.0094
DOI: 10.1098/rstl.1864.0013
Related records in the cataloguePT/70/10/1
PT/70/10/2
PT/70/10/3
PT/70/10/4
PT/70/9
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA7376Huggins; Sir; William (1824 - 1910); astronomer1824 - 1910
NA8283Stokes; Sir; George Gabriel (1819 - 1903)1819 - 1903
NA7299Miller; William Allen (1817 - 1870)1817 - 1870
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