Letter from John Herschel to Captain Beaufort

Made:
1836-02-03
part of archive:
Collection of autograph letters and notes relating to science and medicine
maker:
Herschel, John Frederick William

The letter chiefly describes Herschel's current intensive work on observing Halley's Comet, '...altogether the most beautiful thing I ever saw in a telescope'.

Details

Extent:
220
250
Identifier:
MS/1130

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