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Reference numberRR/1/3
LevelItem
TitleReferee's report by John Frederick William Herschel, on a paper 'On an inequality of long period in the motions of the Earth and Venus' by George Biddell Airy
Date[1832]
DescriptionRecommended for publication in Philosophical Transactions. Referee states that the paper appears 'to contain the true explanation of the phenomenon of the spectral bands', which has been an intensely studied subject in photology for a long time.

Subject: Astronomy

[Published in Philosophical Transactions, 1832].
Extent4p
FormatManuscript
Physical descriptionLetter on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1832.0005
Related records in the catalogueRR/1/2
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA8238Herschel; Sir; John Frederick William (1792 - 1871); Astronomer1792 - 1871
NA8035Airy; Sir; George Biddell (1801 - 1892); Astronomer and Mathematician1801 - 1892
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