Record

Reference numberRR/6/229
Alternative reference numberRR/6/219bis
LevelItem
TitleReferee's report by William Huggins, on a paper 'Notices of some parts of the surface of the moon' by John Arthur Phillips
Date18 March 1868
DescriptionRecommended for publication in the 'Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society'. The value rests 'almost entirely on the drawings'. Hand-drawn illustrations of the Moon can provide minute details that cannot yet be obtained by photography. Has not seen the illustrations, but is familiar with the excellent illustrative work of the author. Refers to work of Johann Friedrich Julius Schmidt. Suggests the author state whether his observations confirm or not the observations of others.

Subject: Astronomy

[Published in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society]
Extent4p
FormatManuscript
Physical descriptionLetter on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1868.0011 Vol.158 1868
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA7376Huggins; Sir; William (1824 - 1910); astronomer1824 - 1910
NA4990Phillips; John Arthur (1822 - 1887)1822 - 1887
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