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Transit of Venus, 1882, Decr. 6 [cartographic material] : to accompany the paper by Staff-Commander J. E. Davis, R.N. / [engraved by] Edwd. Weller (Egress)
- Airy, George Biddell, 1801-1892
- London : published for the Journal of the Royal Geographical Society, by J. Murray, Albemarle Street, 1869.
- Diagrams show apparent motions of sun and Venus with respect to locations in Antarctic Ocean, Antarctica, southeastern Australia, and southern Africa. Elevation of the sun shown along vertical axes. Factors of parallax plotted on diagrams in concentric circles. Longitude shown in hours east. Locations of suggested stations for astronomical observation along Antarctic coast are shown. From: Journal of the Royal Geographical Society of London. Vol. 39 (1869), pp. 91-5; held in Firestone Library. Call number: G7 .J687 v.39 1869.
- Southern Hemisphere and Antarctic Ocean; Antarctica
- Transit of Venus—1882, Astronomical geography, Astronomical unit—Measurement—History, Venus (Planet)—Transit—1882, Venus (Planet)—Observations, Southern Hemisphere—Maps, Antarctica—Maps, Thematic maps, and Maps
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