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From:
John Brinkley
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
[29 January 1821]
Source of text:
RS:HS 4.274
Summary:

It was too cloudy for any worthwhile observations to be made during the recent eclipse. Looking forward to the publication of JH's work. Outlines his own recent and projected work. Thomas Brisbane observed the eclipse at Cork.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
John Brinkley
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
[13 November 1822]
Source of text:
RS:HS 4.275
Summary:

Is extremely sorry to hear the news of the death of William Herschel. Regarding F. W. Bessel's polar distances in relation to his own, and possible reasons for their difference. Has been working on the Greenwich observations.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
John Brinkley
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
[10 February 1824]
Source of text:
RS:HS 4.276
Summary:

Has just received his letter and Struve's observations. Comments on these and those of F. W. Bessel.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
John Brinkley
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
[15 December 1824]
Source of text:
RS:HS 4.278
Summary:

Has only fragments of the paper for which JH inquires; original was left for W. H. Wollaston to amend. Thanks for congratulations on the award of the Copley Medal. Was interested to hear about the new German astronomical instruments.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
John Brinkley
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
[29 January 1825]
Source of text:
RS:HS 4.279
Summary:

Notes and comparisons for their recent observations of stars. Was interested in the account of Henry Kater's collimator and hopes it will be adapted for Greenwich.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
John Brinkley
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
[18 March 1826]
Source of text:
RS:HS 4.280
Summary:

Thanks for his valuable communications. His theory regarding the method of determining the difference of parallax is ingenious. Regarding the difference in observations of certain stars between Dublin and Greenwich. Returns G. A. A. Plana's letter and comments on this. Has not yet printed his paper on fixed stars.

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John Herschel Project
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