Reference numberRR/9/185
TitleReferee's report by John Couch Adams, on a paper 'The principal cause of the large errors at present existing between the positions of the moon deduced from Hansen’s tables and observation: and the cause of an apparent increase in the secular acceleration in the moon’s mean motion required by Hansen’s tables, or of an apparent change in the time of the earth's rotation' by Edward James Stone
Date15 May 1883
DescriptionNot recommended for publication in Philosophical Transactions. The previous paper that this paper is criticising is 'perfectly legitimate'.

Subject: Astronomy

[Published in Proceedings of the Royal Society, 1883].
Physical descriptionLetter on paper
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Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rspl.1883.0023
Related records in the catalogueRR/9/186
Fellows associated with this archive
NA7558Adams; John Couch (1819 - 1892); astronomer1819 - 1892
NA1541Stone; Edward James (1831 - 1897)1831 - 1897
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