LIII. The quantity of the Sun's parallax as deduced from the observations of the transit of Venus, on June 3, 1769

@article{Hornsby2017LIIITQ,
  title={LIII. The quantity of the Sun's parallax as deduced from the observations of the transit of Venus, on June 3, 1769},
  author={Thomas E. Hornsby},
  journal={Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London},
  year={2017},
  pages={574 - 579}
}
  • Thomas E. Hornsby
  • Published 2017
  • Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London
Read Dec. 19, r T ^ H E uncertainty as to the quantity W ' 1 of the Sun’s parallax, deduced from the obkrvations of the tranftt of -Venus .in 1761 (whether it ,atofe from the unfavourable pofition of the planet, fo that a fufficient difference of time in the total duration of the tranfit was not, and indeed could not be, obtained from obfervations made at different places; or from the diiagreement of the obfervations of different aftronomers, which were to ferve as terms of comparifon) feems… Expand
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