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From:
Sir John Herschel
To:
William Sharpey
Date:
[6 February 1855]
Source of text:
RS MM 19.113
Summary:

Discusses proposal to fix up the aerial telescope of Christiaan Huygens so as to compare his drawings of Saturn with observations made by contemporary observers using Huygens's telescope. Expresses skepticism about the project.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
William Sharpey
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
[13 November 1856]
Source of text:
RS MM.16.163
Summary:

Sends photograph of drawing of lunar crater Copernicus made with reflector at Rome, to aid B.A.A.S.'s effort in comparing moon's surface with that of earth.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
William Sharpey
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
[23 January 1858]
Source of text:
TxU:H/M-0479; Reel 1093
Summary:

On 10 Dec., JH, George Peacock, and William Whewell were named to R.S.L. committee to cooperate with B.A.A.S. for purpose of continuing observations of terrestrial magnetism.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
William Sharpey
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
[25 October 1862]
Source of text:
RAS:JH Archive 12/1.10.19; Reel 10
Summary:

R.S.L. Council voted additional £20 for reduction of JH's catalogue of nebulae. Inform Walter White where money should be sent.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project