Reference numberRR/15/83
TitleLetter from Joseph Norman Lockyer, on his paper with Captain Chisolm-Batten and Alexander Pedler 'Total eclipse of the sun, January 22, 1898, observations at Visiadrug' to Arthur William Rucker
Date26 March 1900
DescriptionSectional committee: Physics and chemistry

He long ago came to the conclusion that the spectroscopic results of the 1898 Eclipse would be all the more valuable if discussed in relation to those of 1893 and 1896, and has for some time been engaged in bringing the results of the three series of photography together, not as a formal eclipse report, but as a paper on 'the spectra of the chromosphere and corona'. This paper is far advanced and it is quite possible that the 1900 results, if any are obtained, may also be included. Under these circumstances the delay of the three reports just read may perhaps be reconsidered especially as it seems desirable that particulars of the organisation of the large party of observers at Viziadrug should be published as soon as possible, for the benefit of other parties preparing for the eclipses of this year and next.

[Published in Philosophical Transactions A, 1901].
Physical descriptionLetter on paper
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Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rsta.1901.0017
Related records in the catalogueRR/15/80
Fellows associated with this archive
NA6673Rucker; Sir; Arthur William (1848 - 1915)1848 - 1915
NA2863Pedler; Sir; Alexander (1849 - 1918)1849 - 1918
NA6349Lockyer; Sir; Joseph Norman (1836 - 1920)1836 - 1920
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