Reference numberRR/9/186
TitleReferee's report by William Henry Mahoney Christie, 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
Date23 May 1883
DescriptionNot recommended for publication in Philosophical Transactions. Apologises for not producing a full report on the paper, as he has been 'so much pressed for the last week'. There is 'no room' for the paper in Philosophical Transactions.

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
NA6998Christie; Sir; William Henry Mahoney (1845 - 1922)1845 - 1922
NA1541Stone; Edward James (1831 - 1897)1831 - 1897
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