Reference numberRR/2/259
TitleReferee's report by William Henry Smyth, on a paper 'On the results of periodical observations of the positions and distances of nineteen of the stars in Sir John Herschel’s lists of stars, favourably situated for the investigation of parallax, contained in part III. of the Philosophical Transactions for 1826, and part I. 1827' by John Wrottesley, 2nd Baron Wrottesley
Date5 March 1851
DescriptionRecommended for publication in the 'Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society'. Method used is modified version of that published in 1826. Has some criticism of the mathematics used, but this does not detract from the importance of the measurements.

Subject: Astronomy

[Published in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society]
Physical descriptionLetter on paper
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Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1851.0016 Vol.141 1851
Fellows associated with this archive
NA5062Smyth; William Henry (1788 - 1865)1788 - 1865
NA3417Wrottesley; John (1798 - 1867); 2nd Baron Wrottesley1798 - 1867
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