Arcs of the distances of stars William Herschel
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Arcs of the distances of stars
Plate 15 figure 1 from the paper "Astronomical observations and experiments tending to investigate the local arrangement of the celestial bodies in space, and to determine the extent an condition of the Milky Way", by William Herschel, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, vol.107 (1817), pp.302-331. The work is inscribed with publication and plate details. A note "Turn over" appears in pencil, bottom right. Not signed. Royal Society stamp verso. Watermarked "Ruse & Turners 1815."
Original: pencil and ink on paper. 1817
- Image reference: RS-8655
- The Royal Society
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