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Account of observations of the transit of Venus, 1874, December 8, made under the authority of the British government, and of the reduction of the observations: Transit of Venus, 1874: British observations

Creator/Contributor:
Airy, George Biddell, Sir, 1801-1892, creator
Tupman, George Lyon, 1838-1922
Browne, Charles Orde, -1900
Neate, Charles Burnaby.
Perry, Stephen Joseph, 1833-1889
Palmer, H. Spencer (Henry Spencer), 1838-1893
Great Britain, Treasury.
Place Of Origin:
England
London
Publisher:
Printed for H.M.S.O., under the authority of the lords commissioners of Her Majesty's Treasury
Creation Date:
1881
Extent:
viii, 512, 21 p., xvii leaves of plates : ill., maps, plans ; 29 cm.
Language:
English
Genre:
government publication
Digital Format:
Books and documents
Contents:
pt. I. Expedition to the Hawaiian (Sandwich) Islands, under Captain G.L. Tupman -- pt. II. Expedition to Egypt, under Captain C. Orde Browne -- pt. III. Expedition to the island of Rodriguez, in the Indian Ocean, under Lieutenant Charles B. Neate -- pt. IV. Expedition to Kerguelen Island, under the Reverend S.J. Perry -- pt. V. Expedition to New Zealand, under Major H.S. Palmer -- Appendix.
Subjects:
Venus (Planet)--Transit--1874
Notes:
Microfilm. Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard College Library Imaging Services, 1999. 1 microfilm reel : negative ; 35 mm.
Microfilm. Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard College Library Imaging Services, 1999. 1 microfilm reel : positive ; 35 mm.
Attribution:
edited by Sir George Biddell Airy.
Series:
Harvard College Library history of science project ; 00453
Open Collections Program at Harvard University
Classification:
QB512 .G81
Repository:
Master Microforms, Harvard University
Microforms, Lamont Library, Harvard University
Widener Library, Harvard University
John G. Wolbach Library, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
Record ID:
990036681150203941
HOLLIS Record:
https://id.lib.harvard.edu/alma/990036681150203941/catalog