I. Catalogue of nebulœ and clusters of stars

  title={I. Catalogue of nebul{\oe} and clusters of stars},
  author={John Frederick William Herschel},
  journal={Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London},
  pages={1 - 137}
  • J. Herschel
  • Physics
  • Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London
The study of the Nebulæ has, within the last quarter of a century, attracted much more of the attention of observers than heretofore—as well on account of the singularity of the phenomena presented by many of these objects, as in consequence of the increased optical power of the telescopes which the skill and industry of modern inventors and artists have placed within their reach. The brighter nebulæ cannot be viewed to any advantage, and the fainter cannot he seen at all, except by the aid of… 

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  • S. Larsen
  • Physics
    Proceedings of the International Astronomical Union
  • 2015
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