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From:
Edward James Stone
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
[14 January 1863]
Source of text:
RGO 6.200.70
Summary:

In GA's absence, ES reports on the state of completion of the final copy of the nebula catalogue [see JH's 1863-1-13].

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
Edward James Stone
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
[14 January 1863]
Source of text:
RAS:JH Archive 12/1.1.17; Reel 10
Summary:

Gives details of calculations [for JH's catalogue of nebulae]. Three more weeks of work needed.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
Edward James Stone
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
[9 July 1863]
Source of text:
RGO 6.200.109
Summary:

As G. B. Airy is in Scotland on vacation, ES sends the requested information [see JH's 1863-7-8].

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
Edward James Stone
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
[25 February 1864]
Source of text:
RS:HS 13.82
Summary:

Intrigued by discovery of 'willow leav[e]s' on sun's photosphere, bought new telescope eyepiece. Reports observations on 'leav[e]s' and overall 'rice-like' texture of sun under telescope.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
Edward James Stone
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
[29 May 1866]
Source of text:
RS:HS 17.240
Summary:

In response to a letter from JH [RAS Monthly Notices, 26 (1866), 299-300] giving eye estimations of magnitudes of stars about Epsilon Coronae, suggests that the star JH observed may be 'the new variable' [T Coronae]. Reports Greenwich observations of this new variable star.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
Edward James Stone
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
[30 August 1867]
Source of text:
RGO 6.412.242
Summary:

The Berlin Academy has decided to publish Charles Rümker's observations, thus removing the problem from the hands of the B.A.A.S. [see JH's 1866-7-13].

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
Edward James Stone
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
[26 September 1868]
Source of text:
RS:HS 17.241
Summary:

Reports on examination of observations of 1769 of Venus's transit over the sun's disc. Discusses variations at different sites in 'breaking and formation of the black drop,' and possible causes of error in original observations. Will send copy of paper.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
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