Corpus ID: 204265043

On observations of the great comet of 1807 (C/1807 R1) from india

@inproceedings{Kapoor2019OnOO,
  title={On observations of the great comet of 1807 (C/1807 R1) from india},
  author={R. Kapoor},
  year={2019}
}
Captain John Warren, the Acting Astronomer at Madras Observatory between 1805 and 1811, observed the Great Comet of 1807 (now C/1807 R1) and computed its orbit. He wrote up his observations in a paper titled ―An account of the comet, which appeared in the months of September, October and November 1807‖ and sent this to England, but it was not published at the time. This paper has now been published in this issue of the Journal of Astronomical History and Heritage (courtesy of the Royal… Expand
1 Citations

Figures and Tables from this paper

John Warren's unpublished observations of the great comet of 1811 from india
  • 1

References

SHOWING 1-10 OF 36 REFERENCES
MADRAS OBSERVATORY AND THE DISCOVERY OF C/1831 A1 (THE GREAT COMET OF 1831)
  • 2
  • PDF
The Development of Modern Astronomy and Emergence of Astrophysics in India
  • 8
The Madras Observatory - 1792-1931
  • 5
From Flamsteed to Piazzi and Lalande: new standards in 18th century astrometry
  • 6
  • PDF
Astronomy in India, 1784-1876
  • 5
Simon Newcomb, William Harkness and the Nineteenth-Century American Transit of Venus Expeditions
  • 39
  • Highly Influential
...
1
2
3
4
...