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The Scientific Papers of Sir William Herschel
Volume 1 (717pp, 22 plates): A short account of Sir William Herschel's life and work, chiefly from unpublished sources, by J.L.E. Dreyer - Early years, scientific work at Bath, observatory work afterExpand
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XII. Observations of a second comet, with remarks on its construction
  • W. Herschel
  • Engineering
  • Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society…
As we have lately had two comets to observe at the same time, I have called that of which the following observations are given, the second. Its appearance has been so totally different from that ofExpand
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V. Observations of a comet, remarks on the construction of its different parts
  • W. Herschel
  • Engineering
  • Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society…
The comet which has lately visited the solar system has moved in an orbit very favourably situated for astronomical observations. I have availed myself of this circumstance, and have examined all theExpand
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XIV. Astronomical observations relating to the sidereal part of the heavens, and its connection with the nebulous part; arranged for the purpose of a critical examination
  • W. Herschel
  • Philosophy
  • Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society…
In my paper of observations of the nebulous part of the heavens, I have endeavoured to shew the probability of a very gradual conversion of the nebulous matter into the sidereal appearance TheExpand
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VIII. Observations on the two lately discovered celestial bodies
  • W. Herschel
  • Engineering
  • Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society…
In my early account of the moving star discovered by Mr. Piazzi, I have already shewn that it is of a remarkably small size, deviating much from that of all the primary planets. It was not myExpand
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